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Whole Wheat Banana Bread

With a few simple substitutions, this high-fibre alternative offers all the flavour and moistness of the original.


1 loaf (10 servings)



Total Time:

1 hour 15 minutes


2.0 Litre Container


200 g (1⅔ cup) whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt, optional
80 ml (⅓ cup) oat milk
160 ml (½ cup) Homemade Date Syrup
60 g (¼ cup) applesauce
60 ml (¼ cup) egg substitute, or 1 large egg
60 g (¼ cup) margarine
1 teaspoon lemon peel
220 g (2 ) banana, peeled
80 g (⅔ cup) chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚C). Spray an 8 1/2-inch x 4 1/2-inch (21.25 cm x 11.25 cm) loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a medium-sized bowl. Set aside.
  3. Place oat milk, date syrup, applesauce, egg substitute or egg, margarine, lemon peel, and bananas into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  4. Start the machine on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed. Blend for 10-15 seconds or until mixed. Stop the machine.
  5. Remove lid and carefully pour bowl of dry ingredients, along with walnuts, into the container. Secure the lid.
  6. Pulse the machine on Variable 5, using the tamper to press ingredients toward the blades as necessary, 10-12 times or until flour is just combined. Pour batter into the sprayed loaf pan.
  7. Place in preheated oven and bake for approximately 1 hour, or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.

Chef's Notes

Please measure ingredients by gram weight when baking, as recipes will come out more exact this way. Please refer to our dry grain grinding chart for more details on grinding whole wheat flour.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size 82 g (1 servings)
Amount Per Servings
Calories 230
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 360 mg
Total Carbohydrate 33 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 14 g
Protein 4 g