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Whole Wheat Oatmeal Banana Bread

A healthier banana bread recipe, using whole wheat flour and old fashioned oatmeal!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8


  • 1/2 C applesauce
  • 1/2 C granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 C bananas mashed
  • 1 C white whole wheat flour
  • 1 C all purpose flour
  • 1 C old fashioned oats
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a medium bowl, combine wet ingredients. In a second medium bowl, combine dry ingredients. Slowly mix dry mixture into the wet. Whisk until ingredients are fully incorporated and no streaks remain. Pour batter into a 9x5-inch loaf pan. Lightly sprinkle with additional oats if desired. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely before slicing. Store in an airtight container. Serve with your favorite jams and spreads.


Recipe serves roughly 8, yields 1: 9-inch loaf.
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel