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Olive Oil Banana Bread

This healthy banana bread is made with olive oil, and is delectably soft and moist!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 12
Calories: 192kcal
Author: Anna


  • bread pan
  • oven


  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 ¾ cups Einkorn flour (or regular all purpose flour)
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, optional


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Thoroughly grease a 9x5x3 bread pan, or line with parchment paper.
  • Beat together bananas, oil, eggs, and sugar, until thoroughly mixed.
  • Sift together flour, salt, and baking powder.
  • Gently stir dry ingredients into banana mixture, until fully incorporated.
  • Stir in nuts, if desired.
  • Pour batter into prepared bread pan.
  • Bake 50 minutes, or until top is golden brown, and center is set.
  • Remove from pan, and cool on a rack before slicing.
  • (This bread gets even better after resting several hours, if you can make yourself wait!)


Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 189mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 53IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg