Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
This Chocolate Chip Banana Bread is a fail-proof healthy easy quick bread recipe to bake with your family. It's made with no butter and no refined sugar!
Servings 12 servings
- 1 ¾ cup whole wheat white flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup coconut oil melted
- 2 eggs
- ⅓ cup maple syrup
- ¼ cup Greek yogurt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup mashed ripe bananas about 2-3 medium bananas
- ½ cup walnuts
- ½ cup chocolate chips
Pre-heat the oven to 325°F. Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan and set aside.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat the coconut oil, eggs, maple syrup, Greek yogurt and vanilla extract until well blended, about 1-2 minutes. Stir in the mashed bananas, the flour mixture, nuts and chocolate chips, if using.
Pour batter into a greased loaf pan, sprinkle with more nuts and chocolate chips, if desired. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before slicing.
Recipe: This chocolate chip banana bread recipe is adopted from Gimme Delicious
Storage: Store in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to 4-5 days. You can freeze the bread for up to 3 months. Just thaw overnight in the fridge and bring to room temperature before serving.
Substitutes: For best results, follow the recipe as is. However here are some common substitutes that would work well in this recipe.
Make them into muffins: The recipe works well for muffins instead of a banana bread. Just reduce the time to 20-22 minutes.
Nutrition: Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use.
- Instead of coconut oil, you can use olive oil or canola oil.
- Instead of greek yogurt, you can use sour cream or a neutral oil using a 1:1 substitution. You can also use milk.
- Instead of maple syrup, you can use another liquid sweetener like agave syrup or honey.
- Instead of eggs, you can use flax eggs.
- To make this gluten-free, use an all-purpose gluten-free flour mix. Do not substitute only almond flour or only coconut flour.
Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 206mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 68IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg