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Simple healthy banana bread recipe with Greek Yogurt, coconut oil and whole wheat flour. A delicious moist banana bread sweetened with honeyThis simple healthy banana bread recipe with coconut oil, whole wheat flour and low sugar is deliciously moist.

Simple healthy banana bread recipe with Greek Yogurt, coconut oil and whole wheat flour. A delicious moist banana bread sweetened with honey

Hello food lovers. I am finally back on the blog! It is winter in New Zealand and me and my baby girl had a cold for few days and I did not find the motivation to write on the blog lately. It does not mean I did not bake during these days! Of course not! What is better than a this simple healthy banana bread recipe to get back on your feet ? Obviously I did not had the energy to spent hours in the kitchen baking,  so I did a really simple banana bread recipe using the ingredients I had on hands.

Simple Healthy Banana Bread with yogurt and wholewheat flour

You know what I love about this simple healthy banana bread recipe ? it is super easy to make. You just have to pour all the ingredient into your food processor than bake it and it is done! Well, if you don’t have a food processor, you can also mix the dry ingredients in one bowl, the wet ingredients into another bowl and then combine wet to dry. Whatever the technique you use this banana bread recipe is ready in less than 15 minutes.

Simple healthy banana bread recipe with Greek Yogurt, coconut oil and whole wheat flour. A delicious moist banana bread sweetened with honey

My secret to transform this simple healthy banana bread recipe into a fancy banana bread? Add a full banana on top of your bread. It will create a compote like texture on top of the bread, adding extra sweetness and moisture. Absolutely mind blowing  !

The recipe is already sweet but I really appreciated the extra sweetness on the top of each slice. Other optionnal twist to this simple healthy banana bread recipe is to add ground cinnamon and chopped walnuts. It will bring this simple banana bread to the next level. If you love healthy banana bread recipes I also recommend you to try my eggless oatmeal banana bread recipes.

Simple healthy banana bread recipe with Greek Yogurt, coconut oil and whole wheat flour. A delicious moist banana bread sweetened with honey

Enjoy this simple recipe !

carine claudepierre

Simple healthy banana bread recipe with Greek Yogurt, coconut oil and whole wheat flour. A delicious moist banana bread sweetened with honey

simple healthy banana bread recipe with yogurt

Simple healthy banana bread recipe with Greek Yogurt, coconut oil and whole wheat flour. A delicious moist banana bread sweetened with honey.
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 45 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 5 mins
Author: SweetAsHoneyNZ
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Ingredients

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana - about 3 large bananas
  • 1/4 cup milk of your choice
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt or yogurt of your choice
  • 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cup wholewheat flour or white wholewheat flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder - optional
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or nuts you like - optional

Decoration

  • 1 banana , peeeled, cut lengthwise

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 200 C (392 F)
  • Grease a loaf pan with coconut oil. or line a 9 inches x 5 inches loaf pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl combine the dry ingredients: wholegrain flour, cinnamon powder, baking soda and nuts Set aside.
  • In another bowl mix mashed bananas, yogurt, honey, eggs, melted coconut oil, and vanilla extract.
  • Pour wet ingredients into the dry and combine until you get a consistent batter.
  • Transfer the banana bread batter into the loaf pan
  • To decorate, peel a banana, cut lengthwise and place on top of the cake.
  • Bake for 40 – 50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Dairy free: make this recipe dairy free, use soy yogurt or dairy free coconut yogurt.
Egg free: replace the eggs by flax eggs 
 
 
Nutrition Facts
simple healthy banana bread recipe with yogurt
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 213 Calories from Fat 67
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.4g 11%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1.7g 7%
Sugars 12.9g
Protein 3.9g 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition panel is for one slice of this simple healthy banana bread without walnuts This bread makes 12 slices.

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    5 comments

  1. I am so going to try this out! I may try a mix of cinnamon and nutmeg and see how that goes. Thanks for sharing.


  2. I love the idea of this simple banana bread. I may have to try this out with a few other quick bread and muffin recipes!


  3. This is such an impressive looking loaf of banana bread. I love the sliced banana on top. Sounds like a fantastic taste-good and feel-good recipe