Whole Wheat Banana Bread

Everyone LOVES Banana Bread. Right? It’s like the classic homey treat. I have the hardest time resisting fresh B-Bread. Hands down one of my favorite baked goods. I’m not even going to lie to you right now, these aren’t super healthy BUT they are healthy version as compared to other recipes. I try not to bake too much, but sometimes you just gotta live life like a normal human. Ya know?
I’ve been searching for a good recipe for a while now- one that wasn’t full of random ingredients. I wanted one that anyone could just whip together with what they had on hand.
Williams-Sonoma did not disappoint.
Do they ever though? Lets be honest. A kitchen decked out in Williams-Sonoma goods is like my dream come true. Pair it with a classic and you’ve got me hooked for life.
Recipe from Baking

  • 2 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups mashed ripe banana (about 4 large)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat the over to 350 degrees. Grease two 8.5 x 4.5 inches loaf pans, dust with flour
  2. In a bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside
  3. In another bowl, beat together the butter and sugar until blended. Beat in the banana, then beat in the eggs
  4. Stir in the nuts
  5. Add combined dry ingredients and stir until just blended
  6. Pour and scrape the batter into the 2 prepared pans and spread evenly
  7. Bake until a knife comes out clean, about  one hour
  8. Allow to cool in pans for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely

This recipe makes TWO loaves… so instead of keeping all the calories to yourself, bring it to work or to a neighbor and share the love. Just because it makes two loaves, doesn’t mean you should eat two loaves 🙂
I just wanted to thank you guys so much for reading! I’ve really had such a fun time with this blog… some exciting and different things will be coming your way soon and I CANNOT WAIT! Stay tuned!