Healthy Moist Banana Bread

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This no fail recipe makes the best moist and tastiest banana bread you will find! It contains no sugar or butter! healthy Moist Banana BreadIt’s finally here! We are a huge fan of banana bread.  Some how, we always end up with 3 to 4 very ripe bananas just sitting on the counter. Bananas that are too ripe to eat, but are perfect for baking. You know what they say, when life gives you ripe bananas, make banana bread.

But seriously, ripe bananas are a dream in banana bread and make the best banana bread ever. This healthy banana bread is everything you want in banana bread. It’s moist and dense and full of flavor. I made a batch shared a few slices with my friends and they could not believe it was “healthy”. This recipe is a keeper for sure and I’m sure your family will love it as much as we do! healthy Moist Banana BreadTo make this banana bread healthy, The sugar is replaced with honey and for the butter, we opted in for coconut oil. As for the flour, whole wheat flour works wonders.

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Another very important ingredient is the ripe bananas. Ripe bananas are super sweet so the riper the better. If your bananas are not yet brown or soft then you can place them in a 300F degree oven for 20 minutes or until dark brown. I swear this method will produce the ripest bananas that are perfect for banana bread.
healthy Moist Banana Bread

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healthy Moist Banana Bread

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 1 loaf
Author Layla

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil or olive oil
  • 1/3 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup milk or Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas about 2-3 medium bananas
  • 1 3/4 cups white whole wheat flour or regular whole wheat flour or plain all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon optional
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips or chopped walnuts, raisins, optional

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325F. Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan and set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs, oil, honey, milk and vanilla for 2 minutes. Stir in the bananas, flour mixture and chocolate chips (or any other add ins of choice.

  4. Pour batter into greased pan, sprinkle with some more cinnamon, raw sugar, or banana slices (optional) Bake for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes, slice and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

To make this bread gluten free: Use Bob's Red Mill gluten free flour.
For dairy-free/vegan: use almond milk and flax eggs and maple syrup.
*Trader Joe's has white whole wheat flour that is also great in this bread.
Recipe inspired by allrecipes and cookie and kate

 


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    karm

    Just made this – delicious, i added raisins & walnuts, plus some marcascpone & ricotta frosting. moist and full of taste! Shall be repeated again and again.

    Lauren

    Amazing! 212 for a little slice does seem like a lot of calories but its so good I could eat the whole thing at once! love this recipe

    Jessica

    it would be nice if recipes stated what oven they used, whether it was a regular, gas or fan force!

    Sydney

    I’ve made this recipe (the vegan version) many times, and every time it comes out moist and delicious. Thanks for the awesome banana bread recipe!

    Sheila

    Brilliant recipe! Thanks!!

    Diane

    Just made this as a treat for my daughter’s lunchbox – wow! I think iTs my favourite banana bread recipe so far. I had half an orange to use up, so i Squeezed that in, and also added soMe dessicated coconut and a seed mix of chia/Hemp/linseed. I don’t thinks it’s going to last long! 😊

    Pauline Fowler

    What can I use in the place of the Greek yogurt

    Shira

    Very nice!

    Michellee

    I am curious to know why you claim this as “Sugar Free” it is not Sugar
    free, All honey has sugar in it.

      Bella

      True. It should say refined sugar free

    d

    substitution for wheat flour please

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