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Banana Bread with Essential Oils


As the weather gets cooler, one great way to help warm your house is to bake some delicious banana bread with essential oils!


Banana Bread with Essential Oils

  • Servings: Yield=1 loaf
  • Difficulty: Easy
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  • 2 cups (240 g) all-purpose flour (or use 1/2 white wheat flour)
  • 1 cup (200 g) sugar (or use 1/2 cup sugar and 1/4 cup honey)
  • 3/4 tsp. (3 g) baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. (2 g) sea salt
  • 1/4 cup (57 g) butter (1/2 stick)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 3 bananas)
  • 3/4 cup (214 g) plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp. (5 ml) Homemade Vanilla Extract
  • 3 drops cinnamon essential oil
  • 1 drop clove essential oil
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips or walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a bread pan.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, and mix well.
  3. Pour batter into the bread pan.
  4. Bake for 55 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Allow to cool for 10 minutes in the pan on a wire rack before removing from the pan.

Extra Ideas:

  • One of our readers has told us they like this bread with 4 drops orange essential oil instead of the cinnamon and clove essential oils.
  • Try adding this cinnamon honey butter to this banana bread!

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