Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

My kids love banana bread but the traditional recipes have so much oil and sugar. This is a low sugar, no oil, whole wheat version our whole family loves!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine dry ingredients in medium bowl.
  2. Combine wet ingredients separately.
  3. Mix wet and dry until just incorporated.
  4. Fold in optional 1/2 cup cranberries or raisins or nuts or chocolate chips.
  5. Pour into a generously greased and dusted loaf pan.
  6. Bake at 350 for about 50 min - a toothpick inserted in center should come out clean (or make 2 smaller loaves and bake for 25 minutes).
  7. Wait 10 minutes before removing from pan and placing on a rack to cool.


Most Helpful

I was pleasantly suprised by how this turned out. It was dense and moist, with the right amount of sweetness. Sprinked the pan and top with cinnamon sugar. I also added some Craisins I had, which my husband liked but my kids did not. I love the fact that I don't have to feel guilty making this while we are trying to eat more healthfully in our family. I am going to try it with baby food/applesauce in place of the bananas, too.

Goodeatin March 06, 2011

Terrific! I used Splenda Brown sugar(used 1/4C) and subbed mini-chocolate chips for the cranberries. I was really leery about the lack of fat in the recipe but it is wonderful! I used 2 8"x4" pans and baked for about 35-37 minutes--wonderful! I'll be using this recipe often--thank you!

mickie49 February 06, 2010

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