Healthier Vegan Banana Walnut Cinnamon Rolls

breakfast should be fun, delicious and nourishing, and that’s just what Healthier Vegan Banana Walnut Cinnamon Rolls are! they’re absolutely scrumptious and taste like dessert, yet you can eat them for breakfast!

whole wheat flour is used to Healthier Vegan Banana Walnut Cinnamon Rolls and there is no yeast required!

these gems are baked at 350 degrees for 18 minutes, so you get that gooey and slightly doughy center. it truly is divine.

since these are banana walnut, the base of the dough does have mashed banana in it, so it’s very similar to banana bread.

then, the center filling is made with mashed banana, a little bit of maple syrup, cinnamon and walnuts.

if you’re not a fan of walnuts, just omit them altogether or replace them with another nut.

if i had to choose a replacement, i would definitely go with pecans!

to keep Healthier Vegan Banana Walnut Cinnamon Rolls on the more nourishing side for breakfast, i would say omit frosting and replace it with vegan cream cheese.

however, if you are looking for something more decadent, then vanilla frosting is a great option.

you can make your own vanilla frosting or opt for store-bought like i did! simple mills is usually my go-to frosting option.

here’s everything you need to make Healthier Vegan Banana Walnut Cinnamon Rolls

whole wheat flour

baking powder

baking soda

mashed banana

maple syrup

extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil



could the ingredient list be any simpler!? this is what i love about vegan baking, it doesn’t have to be complicated and filled with a million different ingredients.

the cinnamon rolls are excellent as is with minimal ingredients, most of which are nutritious.

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since there is no yeast, there is less of a fuss when it comes to making Healthier Vegan Banana Walnut Cinnamon Rolls. the dough does not need to rest or rise.

you will have to knead it a bit in order to mix all of the flour properly, but other than that, there aren’t many steps.

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Healthier Vegan Banana Walnut Cinnamon Rolls

Recipe by MaryCourse: Breads, Breakfast


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yields 8-9 rolls depending on thickness


  • 3 cups whole wheat flour

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • 1 cup mashed overripe banana

  • 1/8 cup + 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

  • filling
  • 1 medium size overripe mashed banana

  • 3 tbsp maple syrup

  • 1 tbsp cinnamon

  • walnut pieces


  • preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • mix the dough ingredients well and knead until all of the flour is well-incorporated
  • roll out into between 1/3 and 1/4 inch thick dough
  • spread the filling throughout the top and add walnuts.
  • roll up into a log and cut into about 1 and 1/2 inch thick pieces.
  • bake at 350 degrees for 18 minutes and then add frosting or vegan cream cheese.
  • store in the fridge in an airtight container and reheat before eating.

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