A slice of vegan banana bread with a pat of butter on it sits in front of the rest of the loaf.
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Vegan Banana Bread

This simple Vegan Banana Bread is a tender, sweet quick bread with a crispy crust. This loaf is made with walnuts, but feel free to make it with or without nuts. Top warm slices with a pat of melty vegan butter. .
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Keyword Banana Nut Bread, Vegan Banana Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 9
Calories 332kcal
Author Marly

Ingredients

  • 2 - 3 ripe bananas about 1 cup, mashed
  • ½ cup vegan butter room temperature
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup plant-based milk
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup walnuts toasted*

Instructions

  • Heat your oven to 350F. Spray a large loaf pan** with vegetable spray.
  • In a food processor add the bananas, vegan butter, sugar, vanilla, plant-based milk, ground flax seeds, and cornstarch. Pulse until combined, leaving some banana chunks. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Stir to combine.
  • Fold the chopped toasted nuts into the flour mixture. Stir until the nuts are coated. Add the wet ingredients. Stir until just combined.
  • Pour the batter into your prepared pan and bake for 50-60 minutes, until a the crust is golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and cool before slicing and serving warm. Or allow to cool completely then wrap in plastic wrap and give out as presents to friends, family, and neighbors.

Notes

* Toast walnuts by baking for 5 minutes at 300F ** You can use smaller loaf pans but be sure to reduce the baking time. 

Nutrition

Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 286mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1.6mg