Recipe: Banana Oat Bread

Recipe: Banana Oat Bread


  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup oatmeal flour
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 7 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • Chopped walnuts, to garnish
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  • Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl (Whole wheat flour, oatmeal, baking powder, baking soda, salt,sugar).
  • Combine all wet ingredients in a bowl (Mashed ripe bananas, Egg, vanilla essence, olive oil).
  • Fold in dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.Lightly oil a baking tin with olive oil.
  • Add the banana bread batter into the baking tin. Sprinkle nuts of choice. (I used roughly chopped walnuts).
  • Place the baking tin in the oven and let it bake for about 50-55 mins or until a pierced toothpick comes out clean.
  • Serve warm or cold. Padma Penmetsa, winner of the Guilt Free contest: Week 6.


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