RecipesNuts to You Sesame Banana Bread

April 9, 2021



Nuts to You Sesame Banana Bread

Mellow flavours of tahini, banana and a hint of cardamom make for a satisfying breakfast or snack on the go.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 1 8½ inch loaf


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp cardamom
  • 3 large ripe bananas
  • cup melted coconut oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • cup Nuts to You Tahini
  • cup white sugar, plus ½ tsp to sprinkle on top
  • cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp white sesame seeds
  • ½ tsp black sesame seeds


  • Preheat your oven to 350 F
  • Line an 8½" by 4½" loaf pan with parchment paper or lightly grease.
  • In a medium sized bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking soda and cardamom.
  • In a large bowl, mash the bananas with a fork until smooth and uniform. Add oil, sesame oil, eggs, Tahini, both white and brown sugar, and vanilla. Whisk together until well combined and smooth.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Fold to combine until all of the flour is nicely absorbed.
  • Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and flatten with a spatula or back of a spoon.
  • Mix sesame seeds together with ½ tsp sugar. Sprinkle atop the batter.
  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let cool in the pan for at least 30 minutes.
  • Slice and serve, or store at room temperature for up to two days. Enjoy!