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Whole Wheat Blueberry Banana Bread

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Servings: 1 loaf
Calories: 2018kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed very ripe bananas
  • 1 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1/2 cup walnuts chopped and toasted
  • 2/3 cup wild blueberries fresh or frozen

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour a 9 inch loaf pan. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the oil and honey until combined. Add the eggs. Whisk until fully combined.
  • Stir in the vanilla and the mashed bananas.
  • Stir in the flour and salt.
  • In a small, separate bowl, add the baking soda to the hot water. Let it fizz. Add the fizzy mixture to the rest of the batter.
  • Blend in the chopped walnuts.
  • Lightly toss the blueberries in whole wheat flour. Carefully stir in the blueberries into the batter until just combined. Pour batter into greased pan.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes before removing from pan.
  • Store in airtight container for up to a week (if it lasts that long!).

Nutrition

Serving: 1loaf | Calories: 2018kcal | Carbohydrates: 363g | Protein: 54g | Fat: 52g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 327mg | Sodium: 1367mg | Potassium: 1965mg | Fiber: 33g | Sugar: 154g | Vitamin A: 528IU | Vitamin C: 59mg | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 13mg