Banana Bread Recipe

  • 15 MINS.
  • 8 SERVES
  • - CAL



  • 225g (11/2 cups) plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 110g firmly packed brown sugar
  • 105g All Bran® Original, plus 2 tablespoons extra
  • 55g chopped pitted dried dates
  • 40g walnuts, chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 80ml sunflower oil
  • 80ml reduced fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large (about 450g) ripe bananas, mashed
  • Honey, to serve (optional)
Banana Bread Recipe


A tempting banana bread recipe with all the goodness of natural wheat bran fibre. There’s walnuts, too, for extra high-fibre points! This classic-with-a-twist is perfect for a quick and tasty breakfast, a healthy afternoon sweet treat, or even a digestion-friendly dessert. Extra peckish? Try slathering a slice with peanut butter. It’s heavenly, trust us…

  • 1Preheat the oven to 180°C or 160°C fan forced.
  • 2Spray a 7cm deep, 10 x 21cm (base measurement) loaf tin with olive oil. Line base and two long sides with a piece of non-stick baking paper.
  • 3Sift the flour, baking powder and cinnamon into a large bowl. Add the sugar, All-Bran® Original, dates and half the walnuts, stir to combine.
  • 4Whisk together eggs, oil, milk and vanilla, stir through the mashed banana. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Stir until just combined.
  • 5Spoon into prepared tin, smooth surface with back of a spoon. Sprinkle top with remaining walnuts and extra All-Bran® Original.
  • 6Bake for 45-50 minutes or until golden and a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Stand in the tin for 5 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool.
  • 7Serve toasted with a drizzle of honey.