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Walnut-Crusted Whole Banana Bread

Dole Walnut Crusted Whole Banana Bread 29

1 hr

Total Time






  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 very ripe DOLE® Bananas, ends trimmed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup natural buttery spread with olive oil, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


1. Preheat oven to 350°F; spray 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Peel bananas; cut banana peels lengthwise in half, then thinly slice crosswise. Mash bananas with the back of a fork in a large bowl; whisk in eggs, syrup, buttery spread and vanilla extract. Whisk flour, baking powder, cinnamon and baking soda in a medium bowl. Whisk flour mixture into banana mixture; fold in banana peels. Pour batter into prepared pan; sprinkle with walnuts and bake 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean; cool completely in pan on wire rack.

3. Cut bread into 12 (¾-inch-thick) slices.

Nutritional facts

Nutritional facts

Serving size 1 slice
Calories 225 per serving
% Daily value
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g %
Polyunsaturated 3g %
Monounsaturated 2g %
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Total Carb. 38mg 14%
Dietary Fibre 4g %
Total Sugars 16g %
Incl. Added Sugars 5g %
Protein 5g %
Vitamin C 8%
Vitamin B6 20%
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin E 2%
Vitamin D 0%
Calcium 8%
Iron 6%
Potassium 8%
Magnesium 8%
Phosphorous 6%
Thiamin 4%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

  • Eggs
  • Tree Nuts
  • Wheat
  • Desserts
  • Vegetarians

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