Banana Nut Bread Healthy, Sugar-Free and Extra Moist

Sugar-free, moist & crunchy

This banana nut bread healthy and sugar-free is easy to make. You need three bananas, whole wheat flour, and other simple ingredients. The bread is extra moist with crunchy nuts.

By Ksenia
15. March 2024
Rating: 5.00
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Why is this Banana Nut Bread Healthy?

Are you in the mood for banana nut bread healthy and sugar-free? Then this recipe is perfect for you.

First, we use whole wheat flour in the recipe. It’s rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Perfect for making a healthy banana bread.

Whole wheat flour is coarser and may contain clumps. That’s why we sift it before mixing it with other ingredients. You must do it because whole wheat flour contains bran, which is coarser than the rest. Sift and add bran again to distribute it evenly. This will make banana nut bread extra soft.

To make the bread extra moist, we use Greek yogurt. It contains protein and probiotics. So why not add it to a healthy loaf of bread? It’s perfect for you. Use Greek yogurt with 10% fat. The healthy fat in this recipe comes from nuts. To enhance their flavor, toast them in a pan.

Finally, to skip sugar, we use bananas. We recommend adding three overripe bananas. There is no need to add refined sugar. Let’s make banana bread sugar-free and sweet. If you don’t have overripe bananas, use regular bananas.

Easy to Make, Simple Ingredients

You only need a few ingredients to make this easy banana nut bread. And guess what? You probably already have them at home! You’ll need bananas, Greek yogurt, eggs, flour, and baking powder. And for extra flavor, nuts and raisins.

First, soak raisins in hot water. And toast walnuts in a pan. Mix the eggs and yogurt using a whisk or a wooden spatula. Then, mash bananas with a fork. Combine. Next, sift the flour and mix it with salt and baking powder. Combine the dry and liquid ingredients. Finally, add the walnuts and raisins to the batter. Your banana bread batter is ready to go! Let’s bake it.

You’ll also need two bowls, a whisk, and a bread pan. There is no need for a blender or mixer. Just use a whisk! This will keep your bread nice and fluffy.

How to Make Banana Bread Extra Moist?

If you want to make extra moist banana bread, follow these simple steps:

  • Mash bananas with a fork. Leave some small pieces inside. There is no need to have a completely smooth texture.
  • If you are adding raisins, soak them in hot water to soften. Drain the water and dry them with a paper towel.
  • Toast the nuts in a dry frying pan. Chop them into big pieces before adding them to banana bread.
  • Use only a whisk or spatula. There is no need for a mixer or blender.
  • Bake in a tall bread pan.

Banana Nut Bread Healthy, Sugar-free with Whole Wheat Flour

Our recipe is sugar-free. There is no need to add any sugar because bananas are naturally sweet. If you like extra sweet banana bread, use overripe bananas. You spot them on the dark skin. If you don’t have overripe bananas, regular bananas will do fine. The bread will not be as sweet as with overripe bananas, but it will still be mildly sweet. Remember to add a pinch of salt to a batter to balance the flavors.

This recipe for banana bread is healthy. Why? We use whole wheat flour rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Sift it through a sieve to aerate it and break the clumps. But remember to add the bran on the sieve to the flour. It contains all the nutrients. Also, when making this bread, we don’t add oil. We use Greek fat yogurt to make banana nut bread healthy and moist.

3 Banana Banana Bread: Extra Sweet

To make banana bread, you need three bananas—what you usually have in the kitchen! The bananas make the bread soft and moist. It is also easy to slice and doesn’t fall apart.

For extra sweet banana bread, use overripe bananas. Those with dark skin, no one wants to eat, are just perfect!

More Sweet Desserts with Less Sugar

Are you looking for desserts with less sugar? Check out our chocolate mousse dessert. It’s dairy-free and doesn’t contain eggs. We sweeten it with a little bit of maple syrup.

What about protein bars? We have a sugar-free version for you. They are sweet, rich in plant-based protein, perfect for meal prepping. And, of course, extra delicious.

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Healthy banana nut bread is freshly baked coming from the oven.

Banana Nut Bread Healthy & Sugar-free | With 3 Bananas

5 from 3 votes
Banana nut bread healthy and sugar-free is very moist. Do you have 3 bananas? It’s easy to make. Let’s bake now!
Servings 10 Servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • 3 eggs
  • 200 g Greek yogurt 10% fat
  • 3 bananas weight of peeled bananas 350-370 g, weight of unpeeled bananas 500-550 g*
  • 200 g whole wheat flour
  • 10 g baking powder
  • tsp salt
  • 70 g walnuts
  • 50 g raisins

Instructions
 

  • Soak 50 g of raisins in hot water for 15 minutes. Drain the water and dry the raisins. We recommend doing it with a paper towel because it absorbs water well.
    Raisins on a plate ready to be soaked in water.
  • Toast 70 g of walnuts in a dry frying pan over medium heat for 5 minutes. Set aside 6-8 walnut halves to decorate the bread. Chop the rest of the nuts with a knife. The pieces should be around 5-7 mm. We don’t recommend cutting nuts finely, especially not with a blender.
    Walnuts on a plate ready to be toasted in a pan.
  • Prepare the liquid ingredients. Peel three bananas. Mash the bananas with a fork, but don’t mash them into puree. Leave some small pieces inside.
    Mashed bananas with a fork. There are still parts of bananas inside. It's not mashed into puree.
  • Beat three medium eggs with a whisk. Add 200 g of Greek yogurt. Mix, then add the mashed bananas and mix again.
    Mixing eggs and yogurt with a whisk in a green bowl.
  • Prepare dry ingredients. Sift 200 g of whole wheat flour through a sieve. Add the bran that has not been sifted to the flour. Add 10 g baking powder and ⅓ tsp salt. Mix.
    Whole wheat flour in a big white bowl after sifting. It looks airy and is slightly dark in color.
  • Combine the liquid and dry ingredients. Mix.
    Mixing liquid and dry ingredients in a bowl with a whisk. The batter looks slightly dark because of whole wheat flour.
  • Add 100 g of nuts and 50 g of raisins.
    Adding nuts and raisins to the banana nut bread healthy batter.
  • Pour the batter into the bread pan. The size of our bread pan is 24 X 10 cm (9.5 x 4 inch). Decorate with nuts. Bake on the lower middle oven level. Use the top-down mode without convection. Bake at 180 C / 355 F for 1 hour. Bake until the bread is well baked. Check it with a wooden stick. If the bread is dark on top and the middle is not yet baked, cover the pan with foil and bake for another 5-7 minutes.
    Banana nut bread batter is in the baking form and ready to be put into the oven.
  • Remove from the oven and leave for 15-20 minutes.
    Taking banana nut bread freshly baked out of the oven. It has a crack in the middle and looks very delicious.

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Notes

*It is better to use overripe bananas to make banana bread. But if you don’t have overripe bananas, you can use regular bananas. Overripe bananas will make the bread a little sweeter. They are perfect for making banana bread without sugar. Still, if you like a very sweet banana bread, add 20 g of sugar or 10 g of maple syrup when mixing the eggs.

Nutrition

Calories: 192kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 8gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 212mgPotassium: 318mgFiber: 4gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 98IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 105mgIron: 2mg
Calories: 192kcal
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, European
Keywords: banana bread ingredients, banana nut bread healthy, easy to make banana bread

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