This easy no-fail Healthy Banana Bread recipe makes the most fluffy and moist banana bread you will find! It contains NO processed sugar or butter and comes together in just a few minutes!

healthy Moist Banana Bread

It’s finally here! We are a huge fan of banana bread.  Somehow, 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.

healthy Moist 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, dense, and full of flavor. I made a batch and 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! 


To make this banana bread healthy:

The sugar is replaced with honey

for the butter, we opted for coconut oil

As for the flour, whole wheat flour works wonders!

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


This banana bread will last at room temperature for 3-4 days. To store, place a paper towel in an airtight container or ziplock bag and top your bread with another paper towel. Be sure to seal the bag or airtight container.

To Freeze: You can leave the loaf whole and just wrap it and store it in a freezer-safe bag or container until you’re ready to eat it. You can also slice it and freeze it as well. To unthaw, just move it to the fridge for a short time or take it out of the freezer and set it out on the counter. It will unthaw quickly and easily.

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4.72 from 321 votes

healthy Moist Banana Bread

By: Layla
This no-fail recipe makes the best moist and tastiest banana bread you will find! It contains no sugar or butter! 
Prep10 minutes
Cook55 minutes
Total1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12 3/4” slices



  • Pre-heat oven to 325F. Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan and set aside.

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

  • 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.

  • 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!


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


Serving: 1slice, Calories: 238kcal, Carbohydrates: 29g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 10g, Cholesterol: 27mg, Sodium: 209mg, Potassium: 199mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 12g, Vitamin A: 60IU, Vitamin C: 1.7mg, Calcium: 42mg, Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
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  1. I’ve made this recipe 4 times now and absolutely LOVE it. Im in my baking era and loving creating delicious recipes for family and friends, this is the absolute best banana bread I’ve had/made and I have it for breakfast now with greek yogurt and drizzled with honey. Just STUNNING!!

  2. This was so good. I did nit add chocolate chips and used flax eggs. Will be making it again

  3. This is by far the best banana bread recipe ever!!!!!!!! Keeper for sure. I used honey and half yoghurt half milk and it is so moist and the fact that its not overly sweet is just 💯

  4. This is the best banana bread recipe I’ve ever used. The baker in always adds ground up Biscoff for a light topping. Sometimes chocolate sometimes without. It’s a bakers dream bread

    1. I use a standard 9×5 pan but any pan around the same measurments will work.

  5. This is hands down the BEST banana bread recipe I have tried! Perfect texture and incredible flavour!! I used olive oil, unsweetened almond milk, dark chocolate chips and maple syrup when we were given options. I will definitely be making this next time I have guests over! 🙏🏼

    1. What a beautiful photo! Thanks for taking the time to leave a review <3