Deliciously Moist Whole Wheat Banana Bread

Whole Wheat Banana Bread

Deliciously Moist Whole Wheat Banana Bread

Let me take you on a journey into the heart of my kitchen, where the irresistible aroma of banana bread often fills the air, creating a haven of warmth and joy. Few things bring me as much delight as indulging in a slice of this delectable treat, and today, I want to share my recipe, and my love,  for banana bread—a love affair that has only grown stronger over the years.

The Allure of My Beloved Banana Bread

Oh, the enchantment that is banana bread! For me, it’s not just a sweet treat; it’s a symphony of flavors that resonates with my soul. The magic lies in the simplicity of its ingredients – ripe bananas, a touch of sweetness, and a medley of spices, creating a culinary masterpiece that I can’t help but adore.

The Comforting Aroma

Step into my kitchen, and you’ll likely be greeted by the heavenly scent of banana bread baking in the oven. The fragrance, a melange of ripe bananas, cinnamon, and sweetness, is my signature scent—a comforting reminder that something utterly delightful is in the works. It’s a fragrance that fills me with anticipation and nostalgia, making each baking session a labor of love.

Versatility According to My Tastes

My love for banana bread knows no bounds, and its versatility is a canvas for my culinary creativity. Whether I’m experimenting with nuts, chocolate chips, or a dash of cinnamon, each loaf becomes a unique expression of my affection for this timeless delight. It’s a treat that adapts to my moods, becoming the perfect companion for breakfast, an afternoon pick-me-up, or a cozy dessert.

A Nostalgic Love Story

Banana bread, to me, is more than just a delicious snack; it’s a journey back in time. It brings to mind fond memories of family, rainy afternoons, and the joy of simple pleasures. Each bite is a nostalgic embrace, and I find solace in the fact that this love affair transcends generations.

Join me in the delight of banana bread, and let’s revel together in the sheer bliss it brings to my world.

~Happy Baking~
Banana Bread Recipe

Deliciously Moist Whole Wheat Banana Bread

In the world of comforting delights, few treats hold a special place quite like banana bread. Its enticing aroma wafting through the kitchen, the moist texture, and the perfect blend of sweetness make it a timeless favorite for many, including myself. Today, I want to take a moment to celebrate the sheer deliciousness and comforting nature of banana bread—a simple yet decadent pleasure that never fails to lift the spirits.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Course Baked Goods
Servings 1 Loaf

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 Cup Butter melted
  • 1 Cup Sugar (can use honey or maple syrup)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1.5 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1/2 Cup Walnuts chopped
  • 1-2 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 2-3 Overly Ripe Bananas

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • In a large bowl, mix butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla and blend well.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Combine the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients.
  • Fold in the sour cream, walnuts, bananas, and cinnamon.
  • Grease a loaf pan, or use parchment paper to line the pan. Spread the mixutre evenly in the loaf pan.
  • Optional: Add brown sugar, oats, and/or more nuts to the top of the loaf.
  • Bake at 350°F for 60 to 80 minutes. At the 60 minute mark, use a toothpick to pierce the center of the loaf, if it comes out clean, it is done.

Notes

  • This loaf freezes very well.
  • Store wrapped in a tea towel for the first 24 hours, and in plastic wrap or a ziplock thereafter. 
Keyword Baked Goods, Banana Bread, Whole Wheat
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