• 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  • 6 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon ‘Butter’ Infused Olive Oil
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup mashed very ripe bananas (about 2)
  • 1/2 cup toasted chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Thoroughly grease a standard loaf pan with one teaspoon of ‘Butter’ Infused Olive Oil.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together first 5 ingredients.
  4. In a separate bowl, blend together olive oil, sugar and eggs.
  5. Fold the mashed bananas and chopped nuts in to the wet ingredients until combined.
  6. Combine the wet ingredients in the bowl with the dry ingredients until just incorporated – do not over mix.
  7. Scrape the batter into a pan and spread evenly.
  8. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes.
  9. Let cool in the pan on a rack for 5 to 10 minutes before unmolding to cool completely on the rack.
  10. Re-posted from the Veronica foods blog.