Recipe Recipe By Healthy Eating For Families

Banana-Walnut Bread 

(Makes 12 servings)


  • Nonstick spray
  • 2 cups white whole-wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt, optional
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 cup mashed bananas (about 2 bananas)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, optional


  1.  Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 9×5 inch loaf pan with nonstick spray.
  2.  Sift white whole-wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt (if using) together.
  3.  Use mixer to cream together unsalted butter and sugar. Add beaten egg whites, one at a time. Mix in mashed bananas.
  4.  Blend in sifted ingredients and fold in chopped walnuts (if using). Pour batter into loaf pan.
  5.  Bake for 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of bread comes out clean. Cool on wire rack,