Vegan Banana Bread
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
  • 1⅓ cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • 5⅓ tbsp canola oil
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp molasses (optional)
  • 2 tbsp flaxmeal mixed well with 6 tbsp water
  • ¼ cup applesauce
  • 2 very ripe bananas, mashed
  • ¾ cup pecans, lightly toasted, then chopped
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and oil a 8½-inch by 4½-inch loaf pan.
  2. Mix the flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder in a bowl.
  3. In a stand mixer or with a hand mixer, beat the oil and the sugar on high speed for about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Beat in the flour until the mixture resembles brown sugar
  5. Beat in the flax-water mixture and applesauce
  6. Fold in the mashed bananas and chopped pecans.
  7. Pour the batter into the loaf pan and spread evenly. Bake about 50-55 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean.
  8. Cool on a rack for about 10 minutes and then unmold and let cool completely on a rack.
Recipe by Holy Cow! Vegan Recipes at