Recipes that include walnuts

Whole Grain Banana Bread

Whole Grain Banana Bread

Dry Ingredients:

1 c whole grain oatmeal
1 c whole wheat flour
1/4 c ground flaxseed
1/2 c chopped walnuts
1/3 c demerara sugar (or turbinado)
1 tsp baking soda
1 t baking powder
1/2 t ground allspice


Wet Ingredients:

1/4 c olive oil
1/4 c orange juice (not from concentrate)
1/3 c plain Greek yogurt
3 ripe bananas, mashed
1 egg
2 t pure vanilla extract


Ingredients for the topping:

1‐1/2 T whole grain oatmeal
1‐1/2 T brown sugar (or demerara or turbinado)
1/2 t cinnamon
4 to 5 slices of banana


Instructions – how to make whole grain banana bread:

Combine dry ingredients in a medium size mixing bowl. In a separate larger bowl, mix wet ingredients together thoroughly. Add dry ingredients to wet, mixing only until combined. Pour mixture into a lightly greased loaf pan.

In a separate small dish, combine the topping ingredients – oatmeal, sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle on top of loaf. Finish with a few slices of banana overtop.

Bake at 375F for 50 minutes. Turn oven off and allow loaf to sit in warm oven for another 15 minutes. If the top of the loaf is getting too dark, loosely tent with foil. Remove banana bread from oven and allow to cool on baking rack before serving.

Banana Split Bread

Banana Split Bread


  • 1 cube butter
  • 1 1⁄2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 5 ripe mashed bananas
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • Dash salt


Instructions – how to make banana split bread:

Cream butter and sugar, add vanilla, flour and sour cream and soda and salt.
Fold in mashed bananas, walnuts and cherries (optional).
Bake at 3500 F. for about 1 hour.

Makes 2 loaves or 4 small ones.