Banana Chia Seed Bread

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Transform your overripe bananas into a kitchen triumph with this effortless Banana Chia Seed Bread recipe. In just 20 minutes of mixing, you’ll have a delightful batter ready to be transformed into a wholesome loaf, destined for the warmth of your oven. It’s a simple yet gratifying endeavor that turns neglected bananas into a delectable treat.

The charm of this Banana Chia Seed Bread lies in its simplicity. The process is a breeze, allowing you to embrace the joy of home baking without the fuss. The addition of toasted, chopped walnuts introduces a delightful crunch and a burst of nutty goodness, elevating the bread’s texture and flavor profile.

As your kitchen fills with the irresistible aroma of baking, anticipate the reward that comes after an hour of patient cooling. The wait is a small price to pay for the satisfaction of slicing into a moist, chia-seed-speckled loaf. This bread not only rescues overripe bananas from neglect but also transforms them into a delicious creation that is bound to become a household favorite.

So, whether you’re a seasoned home baker or a novice in the kitchen, embark on this Banana Chia Seed Bread journey. Let the simplicity of the process and the aroma of baked goodness envelop your kitchen, turning your overripe bananas into a delightful homemade masterpiece.

Not what you are looking for? Try these other excellent bread recipes: homemade crusty Homemade French Baguettes, fresh baked French Bread or some Ciabatta Bread.


Banana Chia Seed Bread

Banana Chia Seed Bread

Banana Chia Seed Bread – only takes 20 minutes to mix up the batter for this easy recipe, and then it’s ready for the oven.

  • Author: Dole
  • Prep Time: :20
  • Cook Time: 1:05
  • Total Time: 1:25
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Bread
  • Method: Oven


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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup soy buttery spread
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 medium, ripe DOLE® Bananas, mashed (about 11/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or almonds, toasted


  1. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in medium bowl; set aside.
  2. Beat soy spread and sugar in large bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. Beat in bananas, chia seeds, sour cream and vanilla until blended. Add in flour mixture and nuts; stir until just blended.
  3. Spoon into 9 x 5-inch baking pan sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Bake at 350°F, 55 to 65 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove and cool on wire rack.
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