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No-Sugar-Added Banana Bread

No-Sugar-Added Banana Bread


  • 3 bananas, mashed
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil or applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups whole-wheat flour (or gluten-free flour of choice), plus more for pan
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil, for pan


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. With a hand mixer, beat together banana, oil, eggs, vanilla, and water until creamy.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift flour, baking soda, baking powder, and spices. Gradually add dry mixture to wet ingredients, beating well. Pour batter into a gently oiled and floured 9-by-5-inch loaf pan and spread evenly. Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool completely on wire rack before slicing.


  • Recipe provided by blogger Andrea Drugay

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 246 kcal cal., 12 g fat (2 g sat. fat), 32 g carb., 4 g fiber, 6 g pro., 82 mg calcium, 1 mg iron. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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