The easy and healthy banana bread recipe

Since it’s totally possible to adapt popular recipes to make them healthier, here’s how to turn your classic Banana Bread into a healthy snack.

Banana bread is one of those desserts that we love to enjoy in winter. Comforting, sweet and fruity, it can also be adapted into a healthier version, without refined sugars. Do you want to know the recipe? Here she is !

The ingredients that make up the recipe

To make healthy banana bread you need:

  • 3 very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 eggs
  • 85 ml maple syrup (avoid honey, which will tend to brown your cake too quickly)
  • 125g unflavoured Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 250 g of wholemeal flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 85 g of melted and then cooled butter (you can also use olive oil or coconut oil).
  • 80 g of dark chocolate chips
  • 80 g of walnuts

Banana bread recipe step by step

Step 1 : Preheat the oven to 170°C.

Step 2 : In a bowl, mash the bananas and mix them with the eggs, maple syrup, Greek yogurt and vanilla extract.

Step n.3 : In another bowl, mix all the dry foods: flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.

Step #4 : Gently mix the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients. Then add the melted and cooled butter.

Step #5 : At this point you can add the hazelnuts and dark chocolate chips.

Step #6 : Pour the dough into the previously buttered and floured mold, then cut a ripe banana in two and delicately place them on the dough.

Step n.7 : Bake the cake for 50-60 minutes. Once cooked, let it rest for 10 minutes before turning it out, then it’s ready!

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