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Banana Bread

This healthy banana bread has a secret ingredient, Bran! This bread is packed with fiber, moist and delicious. Serve it for breakfast with cream cheese, butter, or peanut butter. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Servings: 12
Author: Dawn of Cooking


  • 1/4 Cup Butter Softened
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 4 Overripe Bananas
  • 1.5 Cups Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup Wheat Bran I use Bob's Red Mill
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Nuts I use Walnuts


  • Cream together: Butter, Sugar, Egg and Vanilla in your mixer bowl.
  • Break up and slowly add while mixing, 4 overripe bananas.
  • Mix Dry ingredients together and mix.
  • Chop nuts and add.
  • Grease loaf pan and add banana bread dough.
  • Bake in 350 degree oven for 45-60 minutes or until done.
  • After cooling bread wrap tightly in foil or saran wrap and let sit overnight if possible. This helps incorporate the flavors and helps the bread be wonderfully moist.
  • Serve with Butter, Cream Cheese, or Peanut Butter!