Banana Barley Loaf

Banana Barley Loaf

This moist and delicious Banana Loaf is a great way to enjoy the goodness of Barley in a classic family favorite.

Banana loaf is a delicious and easy-to-make dessert that is perfect for any occasion. It's a moist and flavorful bread that is made with ripe bananas, which gives it a naturally sweet taste. Here's a recipe for banana loaf that you can easily make at home using local Hinterland Flour Mill ingredients!


Makes about 16 slices.


  • 1 cup (250 mL) whole barley flour
  • ½ cup (125 mL) whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup (250 mL) sugar
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) oil
  • ¼ cup (50 mL) applesauce
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups (375 mL) mashed, ripe bananas


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C)
  2. Grease a 9 x 5” (2 L) loaf pan (or line with parchment paper)
  3. Combine dry ingredients in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix oil, apple sauce and vanilla into mashed banana.
  5. Gently add banana mixture into dry ingredients until ingredients are just combined. Mixture will be lumpy.
  6. Pour batter into pan.
  7. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes until loaf is golden brown on top. A toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  8. Allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  9. Remove loaf from of pan and let cool on rack.
  10. Slice and enjoy!


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