Banana Bread

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Bananas are full of potassium and magnesium, making this quick bread a healthy breakfast, afternoon snack, or even a delicious dessert! This recipe is simple to make, vegan and delicious! 

Ingredients

½ cup safflower oil

1 cup sucanat (or granulated sugar)

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 cups whole-wheat pastry flour

½ tsp salt

3 tsp baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon 

2 bananas

½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Pre-heat oven to 350º

  1. Oil a 9x5 inch loaf pan
  2. In a medium sized bowl, cream the oil, vanilla and sucanat.
  3. Mix the flour, salt, cinnamon and baking powder together in a small bowl. 
  4. Add the dry mixture to the wet ingredients. 
  5. Mash 2-3 ripe bananas and add to mixture. 
  6. Add ½ cup of chopped walnuts if using. Either fold in to mixture or sprinkle on top of loaf. 
  7. Pour into oiled pan and bake for 45 minutes. 
  8. Cool for 10 minutes and enjoy! 

SO good with butter, peanut butter, or on its own! 

**For festive, seasonal bread, try adding 1 cup of chopped, washed and drained fresh cranberries instead of bananas.