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Wheat Germ Banana Bread


Easy to make, tastes delicious and this banana bread is also packed with goodness. It's a wholesome yet yummy breakfast with a cup of orange juice and/or coffee.













Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber


1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
or whole wheat
½ cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup wheat germ
3 medium bananas
very ripe, mashed
¼ cup vegetable oil
4 large egg whites


Very banana-y and tasty.

These are the ingredients you need.

Preheat oven to 325℉ (160℃) degrees. Butter and flour a 9 by 3-inch loaf pan.

Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, salt and wheat germ in a large bowl until well blended.

In a large bowl,
Whisk until well blended.

In another medium bowl, whisk together bananas, vegetable oil and egg whites until smooth and well mixed.

Next work on mashing the banans.
Add oil, egg whites into bananas.

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just incorporated, do not over mix.

Pour the batter in the prepared loaf pan and bake for about 1¼ hours or until a wooden stick inserted into the centre comes out clean.

Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Turn the bread out of the pan and cool completely on the wire rack. Serve. The bread slices can be frozen well.

Pour the batter in the prepared loaf pan


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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I love that this is a healthier banana'd never guess that from the lovely slices :)

over 10 years ago

Thanks, Liz! This loaf of banana bread is very healthy, but it doesn't taste healthy at all, it's packed with flavor. Great for breakfast or snack.


DId you mean a 9 x 3" loaf pan or a 13 x 9" baking pan?

over 5 years ago

Thanks for your comment. I meant 9 x3-inch loaf pan. Just edited the recipe. Happy Baking :)


how many cups of batter did you put to fill in the 9x6 size? thanks!

about 5 years ago

United States

Says 4 egg whites yet all photos show only 2 full eggs? Makes no sense!

about 3 years ago

it says sugar and there is brown sugar in the picture so which is it ?
Usually when a picture says sugar it is white. If it calls for brown it says .brown. btw I used white

over 2 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 112g (4.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 26727% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 245mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 15%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 3% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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