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banana walnut bread

Banana Walnut Bread

This banana walnut bread is perfectly fluffy, soft, and moist. It's studded with chunks of walnuts and has the perfect amount of spice.

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Keyword banana walnut bread, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 1 loaf
Author Taavi Moore


  • 2 tbsp flax seed meal
  • 4 tbsp water
  • ¼ cup non-dairy milk
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 medium ripe bananas
  • cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ cup whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup white pastry flour or sub all-purpose
  • cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 ¼ cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a loaf tin with parchment paper.

  2. Whisk together flax seed meal and water in a small bowl. Set aside for 5 minutes. Combine non-dairy milk and apple cider vinegar and whisk until combined. Let sit for 5 minutes.

  3. To a large mixing bowl, add flax eggs and banana. Mash bananas until smooth and almost no lumps remain. Add milk mixture, coconut oil, maple syrup, and vanilla. Whisk until smooth. Add flours, coconut sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Use a wooden spoon or spatula to combine until a smooth, thick, but pourable batter forms. Fold in chopped walnuts.

  4. Pour batter into prepared loaf tin and spread to evenly distribute. (Optional) Sprinkle on more chopped walnuts. Bake for 50-55 minutes until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let cool for 10 minutes. before taking out of the loaf pan.