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Lighter Maple Walnut Banana Bread

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This is not your average banana bread, healthier than most, studded with yummy walnuts, and filled with a light maple flavor, it’s simply amazing! A great way to use up those browning bananas on your counter!


  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 bananas, mashed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/3 cup greek vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon maple extract
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350. Line a 8.5 x 4.5 inch bread pan with foil and spray lightly with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In medium bowl combine flour, baking soda, and salt and mix together. In another larger bowl cream together sugar and butter until creamy. Add mashed bananas and stir to combine. Mix in eggs, maple syrup, vanilla, and greek yogurt. Stir in Walnuts. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 35-40 minutes or until an inserted knife or toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  • Mix together powdered sugar, milk, and maple extract. Drizzle glaze over cooled loaf and top with extra crushed walnuts if desired. Slice and store in airtight container.
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