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The Government of Manitoba
Manitoba Association of Home Economists

One Bowl Banana Bread

One Bowl Banana Bread

This quick and easy banana bread recipe can be whipped up using just one bowl!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Servings 12 servings


  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1.5 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3 Tbsp hemp hearts (optional)
  • 3 Tbsp chocolate chips (optional)
  • 3 Tbsp chopped walnuts (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 325°F (175°C) and grease standard 9×5 loaf pan
  • In large mixing bowl, mash ripe bananas with a fork. Stir in oil.
  • Mix in baking soda, salt and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla extract. Mix in flour. Fold in hemp hearts, walnuts and chocolate chips.
  • Pour batter into prepared loaf pan. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until a tester inserted into the center comes out clean.


This recipe can be made into a standard loaf, muffins or mini muffins – just adjust the baking time accordingly.
Keyword Banana, Breakfast, Brunch