Molasses Banana Bread


This crowd-pleasing molasses banana bread has wonderful flavor. It's sweetened with molasses instead of sugar. What a nice variation!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
1 9x5-inch loaf


  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 2 cups mashed banana

  • 1 cup molasses

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts (Optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.

  2. Cream butter in a large bowl. Beat in banana, molasses, and egg. Mix in both flours, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg. Stir in walnuts until well blended. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean, 55 to 65 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

299 Calories
10g Fat
51g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 299
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 246mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 709mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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