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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!


[recipe title=”Banana Bread with Essential Oils” servings=”Yield=1 loaf” time=”20 minutes active; 1 hour inactive” difficulty=”Easy”]


  • 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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