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Maple-Banana Bread With Flax

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“I made this bread for the first time today and it is so good! The addition of flax seed makes it a healthy treat, too.”
1hr 5mins
18 slices

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Lightly butter a 9" x 5" loaf pan or coat with cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, using a fork, stir the flours with the baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and ginger until blended.
  4. Stir in the ground flaxseed and the nuts.
  5. Make a well in the centre.
  6. In another mixing bowl, lightly beat the eggs, then stir in the mashed bananas, syrup, oil and vanilla until blended.
  7. Pour into the well in the flour mixture.
  8. Stir just until evenly mixed.
  9. Immediately pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top.
  10. Bake in the centre of the oven until a cake tester inserted in the centre right to the bottom comes out clean, about 50 minutes.
  11. Let stand 5 minutes in the pan on a rack, then turn out on the rack to cool.

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