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Almond Banana Bread

This Almond Banana Bread recipe takes traditional banana bread to the next level! It uses almond extract and sliced almonds to add a subtle almond flavor to this moist banana bread.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegetarian
Keyword: almond banana bread, banana bread, whole wheat banana bread
Servings: 10 slices
Calories: 333kcal
Author: Erin


  • 2 bananas ripe
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup raw cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sliced almonds

For the glaze:

  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon almond milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds toasted


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Use a fork to mash the bananas into the bottom of a bowl, removing as many lumps as possible.
  • Add the eggs, oil, milk, and almond extract to the bowl with the bananas and whisk to combine.
  • In a separate bowl, stir both flours, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda together, then stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Last, stir the almonds in by hand.
  • Grease a 9x5 bread pan, then pour the batter into the pan and bake bread for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Leave bread in bread pan for 10 minutes, then run a knife along the edges and carefully invert it onto a cooling rack.
  • While bread is cooling, prepare the glaze: Place sliced almonds on a baking sheet and toast them for 7-10 minutes, or until they're slightly golden brown. Meanwhile, stir powdered sugar, milk and extract together.
  • Once the bread has cooled, drizzle the glaze overtop, then sprinkle with the toasted almonds. Slice and enjoy!


*Calories are per slice and are an estimation
*Can use flax eggs to keep this vegan (use 2 tablespoon flaxseed meal + 5 tablespoon water) 


Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 317mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 63IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 2mg