Whole Wheat Blueberry Banana Bread

Whole Wheat Blueberry Banana Bread

This uber-moist banana bread is made with whole-wheat pastry flour, sweetened with honey and all starts with an olive oil base. Studded with toasted walnuts and wild blueberries this loaf packs a subtle nutty, banana flavor. With a tangy sweetness from the honey, this moist quick bread is sure to become a family favorite in no time.

Ingredients

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1/3 cup olive oil

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Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by pressing whole olives and is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals

1/3 cup olive oil

1/2 cup honey

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Honey /?h?ni/ is a sweet food made by bees foraging nectar from flowers. The variety produced by honey bees is the one most commonly referred to, as it is the type of honey collected by most beekeepers and consumed by people.

1/2 cup honey

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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Vanilla extract is a solution containing the flavor compound vanillin as the primary ingredient. Pure vanilla extract is made by macerating and percolating vanilla pods in a solution of ethyl alcohol and water.

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 eggs

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Eggs are laid by female animals of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and fish, and have been eaten by humans for thousands of years.

2 eggs

1 cup mashed, very ripe bananas

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The banana is an edible fruit, botanically a berry, produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa. In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called plantains.

1 cup mashed, very ripe bananas

1 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour

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wheat pastry flour is milled from soft white wheat, whereas regular whole wheat flour is milled from hard red wheat. It has a lower protein content than regular whole wheat flour and it makes wonderfully tender whole grain baked goods.

1 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

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Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride, a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

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Because baking powder is a leavener that contains both the sodium bicarbonate and the flavor-saving acid, it is usually paired with non-acid ingredients like whole milk and Dutch-processed cocoa. Baking soda need an acid. Baking powder has an acid.

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted

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A walnut is the nut of any tree of the genus Juglans, particularly the Persian or English walnut, Juglans regia. Technically a walnut is the seed of a drupe or drupaceous nut, and thus not a true botanical nut.

1/2 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted

2/3 cup wild blueberries (fresh or frozen)

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2/3 cup wild blueberries (fresh or frozen)

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Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by pressing whole olives and is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals

1/3 cup olive oil

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Honey /?h?ni/ is a sweet food made by bees foraging nectar from flowers. The variety produced by honey bees is the one most commonly referred to, as it is the type of honey collected by most beekeepers and consumed by people.

1/2 cup honey

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Vanilla extract is a solution containing the flavor compound vanillin as the primary ingredient. Pure vanilla extract is made by macerating and percolating vanilla pods in a solution of ethyl alcohol and water.

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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Eggs are laid by female animals of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and fish, and have been eaten by humans for thousands of years.

2 eggs

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Ingredient Image

The banana is an edible fruit, botanically a berry, produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa. In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called plantains.

1 cup mashed, very ripe bananas

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Ingredient Image

wheat pastry flour is milled from soft white wheat, whereas regular whole wheat flour is milled from hard red wheat. It has a lower protein content than regular whole wheat flour and it makes wonderfully tender whole grain baked goods.

1 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour

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Ingredient Image

Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride, a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.

1/2 teaspoon salt

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Ingredient Image

Because baking powder is a leavener that contains both the sodium bicarbonate and the flavor-saving acid, it is usually paired with non-acid ingredients like whole milk and Dutch-processed cocoa. Baking soda need an acid. Baking powder has an acid.

1 teaspoon baking soda

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Ingredient Image

A walnut is the nut of any tree of the genus Juglans, particularly the Persian or English walnut, Juglans regia. Technically a walnut is the seed of a drupe or drupaceous nut, and thus not a true botanical nut.

1/2 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted

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2/3 cup wild blueberries (fresh or frozen)

1/3 cup olive oil

Ingredient Image

Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by pressing whole olives and is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals

1/3 cup olive oil

1/2 cup honey

Ingredient Image

Honey /?h?ni/ is a sweet food made by bees foraging nectar from flowers. The variety produced by honey bees is the one most commonly referred to, as it is the type of honey collected by most beekeepers and consumed by people.

1/2 cup honey

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Ingredient Image

Vanilla extract is a solution containing the flavor compound vanillin as the primary ingredient. Pure vanilla extract is made by macerating and percolating vanilla pods in a solution of ethyl alcohol and water.

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 eggs

Ingredient Image

Eggs are laid by female animals of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and fish, and have been eaten by humans for thousands of years.

2 eggs

1 cup mashed, very ripe bananas

Ingredient Image

The banana is an edible fruit, botanically a berry, produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa. In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called plantains.

1 cup mashed, very ripe bananas

1 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour

Ingredient Image

wheat pastry flour is milled from soft white wheat, whereas regular whole wheat flour is milled from hard red wheat. It has a lower protein content than regular whole wheat flour and it makes wonderfully tender whole grain baked goods.

1 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

Ingredient Image

Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride, a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

Ingredient Image

Because baking powder is a leavener that contains both the sodium bicarbonate and the flavor-saving acid, it is usually paired with non-acid ingredients like whole milk and Dutch-processed cocoa. Baking soda need an acid. Baking powder has an acid.

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted

Ingredient Image

A walnut is the nut of any tree of the genus Juglans, particularly the Persian or English walnut, Juglans regia. Technically a walnut is the seed of a drupe or drupaceous nut, and thus not a true botanical nut.

1/2 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted

2/3 cup wild blueberries (fresh or frozen)

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2/3 cup wild blueberries (fresh or frozen)

Directions

Serving Suggestion

  • My two suggestions for this banana bread: (1) Slice it thick and (2) serve it warm, slathered with butter. It doesn