Whole Wheat Banana Bread

May 8, 2015  |   Emma Zumsen
Sliced loaf of whole wheat banana bread on a wooden tabletop.
60 min


  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Hain Pure Foods® Salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/3 C buttermilk
  • 2 very large ripe bananas, mashed


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚
  2. Beat together the eggs, sugar, butter and whiskey until evenly mixed.
  3. In a separate bowl mix together the flours, baking powder, baking soda, spices and salt.
  4. Slowly begin to add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients being sure to scrape down the sides a couple of times.
  5. Next mix in the buttermilk and the mashed bananas until the buttermilk has been absorbed but the bananas are still a little lumpy.
  6. Pour batter into greased loaf pan and put in the oven to bake for 30-35 minutes. Remove when a toothpick inserted in the middle of the bread pulls out clean.

About the author

Emma Zumsen

Emma Zumsen

Emma is a wildly curious baker, mama, creator, and reader who loves a good farmer’s market almost as much as she loves a new pair of shoes. Born in Montana and raised in Minnesota, she made her way to the east coast nine years ago where she has settled in Brooklyn with her husband and son. In an effort to channel her various interests, passions, and experiences into something productive, she divides her professional brain between food and digital marketing – both of which she finds endlessly fascinating. Emma’s two favorite foods are freshly popped popcorn shared with her kiddo and guacamole.