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Banana Breakfast Bread from

Banana Breakfast Bread

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 servings 1x


Made with whole wheat flour and lots of bananas, this Banana Breakfast Bread is a healthy way to start of your morning.



  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 medium-size ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Vegetable cooking spray


  1. Place pecans in skillet and cook over medium heat until lightly browned, stirring often.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350F. Spray a 9-inch round cake pan with vegetable cooking spray.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon in a large bowl. Combine sugar, butter, mashed bananas and egg in a small bowl; add to flour mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in pecans. Pour mixture into the prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center of bread comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pan, and cool on wire rack 2 hours or until completely cool.

Recipe Notes:

slightly adapted from Southern Living Annual Recipes 2007