Whole Wheat Banana Bread with Pears

Whole Wheat Banana Bread with Pears

Fall baking made slightly healthy with this Whole Wheat Banana Bread with Pears and plenty of pumpkin pie spice. Just a few ingredients and you're all set!


Bread: – 3 ripe bananas, mashed – 1/2 cup maple syrup – 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted – 2 eggs – 1 tsp vanilla extract – 1/2 tsp salt – 1 tsp baking soda – 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice – 1 3/4 cup whole wheat flour – 2 pears, peeled, cored and diced into 1/2 inch cubes Topping: – 2 tbsp butter, melted – 1/4 cup brown sugar – 2 tbsp chopped walnuts – 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spicce – 1 tbsp whole wheat flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9"x5" baking dish.

In a large mixing bowl, combine the bananas, maple syrup, coconut oil, and eggs.

Add the vanilla, salt, baking soda, and pumpkin pie spice.

Stir in whole wheat flour until completely incorporated.

Gently fold in the pears until just incorporated.

Combine all ingredients for the topping. Sprinkle into the bottom of the greased baking dish.

Pour bread batter into the baking dish over the crumbled topping. Bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes to 1 hour, or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.