Vegan Banana Bread

Thursday will be National Banana Bread Day and this recipe is my contribution. Growing up in the islands, banana bread was a staple. My mother would make banana bread almost every Friday and all my brothers and I would help her make enough for family and friends. I remember creaming butter and sugar by hand; she was not satisfied until the mixture was light and fluffy. Her banana bread was always moist and delicious.

This vegan recipe is a modified version of my mother’s. I use pineapple juice and coconut oil for a tropical flair. I also use whole wheat flour and flax seed for increased fiber; flax seeds were also used as egg substitute. I must say this tastes just as good as my Mama’s.


  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup turbinate sugar
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 Tbs ground flaxseed
  • 1 tsp non-alcoholic vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt


In pan, about to be baked

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease loaf pan and set aside. Place flour, ground flaxseed, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. In a smaller bowl, combine pineapple juice, oil, and vanilla. Combine dry and wet ingredients and then stir in mashed bananas. Spoon batter into loaf pan and bake for 1 hour. Transfer to wire rack for 10 minutes to cool.

Fresh out the oven.

Ready to eat!

  1. Hi Michelle,

    Was just able to log onto your website, very healthy recipes. I’m going to try the banana bread and muffins and other recipes as well.
    Thanks for sharing this website, it will be very interesting once I can bake and share with family and encourage them to eat healthy.
    Have a wonderful Sabbath

  2. Administrator Account

    I’m so happy you found my site, please enjoy and share with your family and friends. Thank you.

  3. I do all my baking on a heavy bottomed aluminium pan, and was wondering how the bread would turn out, but it was really good.
    I shared some with family and they could not believe it was vegan. Thanks for sharing the recipe, Michelle.
    I have seen your other recipes too, as I have the local ingredients will choose and let you know how it tastes.
    Good website.

  4. Administrator Account

    Thank you so much for the good report, I’m so happy that you and your family are enjoying the recipes!

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