Aaron’s Grandma’s Vegan Banana Bread

"Banana Bread is a true classic and a real favorite. Everyone has their own (preferred) recipe but the truth is we are always searching for that perfect one. It probably is an impossible mission but this Aaron’s Grandma’s Vegan Banana Bread recipe comes pretty close. Using simple ingredients and needing only one bowl to prepare it means this recipe is very close to our hearts."
-- @plantbasedonabudget
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 1hr
Serves or Makes: 1

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  • 1/3 cup vegan margarine, plus more for greasing
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 3/4 cups whole wheat or all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2-3 bananas)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional)


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (170 degrees C), and grease a loaf pan.

  • Step 2

    In a mixing bowl, beat the margarine and sugar until the mixture is fluffy and pale.

  • Step 3

    Mix in the baking powder, baking soda, salt, and applesauce.

  • Step 4

    Add the flour and bananas alternately, adding 1/2 cup flour and 1/4 cup banana at a time, starting with the flour. Mix well after each addition.

  • Step 5

    Spoon the batter into the loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour or until the bread turns golden brown.

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