Crunchy Banana Walnut Bread

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 65 mins


1cup all purpose flour
3/4cup whole wheat flour
1/2cup oat bran
1/2cup cornmeal, coarsely ground, if possible
1tablespoon baking powder
1/2teaspoon salt
1-1/4cup mashed, ripe banana (about 3 medium bananas)
1/2cup honey
1/2cup non-fat milk
3tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
3-- egg whites
1/2cup California Walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.  Grease an 8 ½ x 4 ½ x 2 ½ inch loaf pan or coat it with non-stick spray.
  2. In a large bowl, place the flours, oat bran, cornmeal, baking powder and salt.  Stir and toss to combine ingredients thoroughly. 
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the banana, honey, milk, oil and egg whites.  Add to the combined dry ingredients along with the walnuts and stir just until moistened and blended. 
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared pan (it will be quite full) and bake for 65-70 minutes, or until a toothpick or think skewer inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean. 
  5. Cool 10 minutes in the pan, then remove to a wire rack.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 350
  • Glycemic Load 14
  • Fat 11g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 360mg
  • Potassium 320mg
  • Carbohydrate 59g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugars 24g
  • Protein 8g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 6%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 15%