The only Banana Bread Recipe you will ever need. Ever.

I’m not just saying that.

What is so great about this recipe is that it is SO versatile!

It’s moist, banana-y, and perfectly sweet!

This recipe is a healthy twist on Janet’s Rich Banana Bread.

Except with a cheesier name.

Because, I can. :)


Jess’ Banana’s about Bread


1/4 c Unsweetened Applesauce

1/4 c Coconut Oil (melted)

1/2 c White Sugar

1/2 c Brown Sugar

2 Eggs

1 t Vanilla

1 t Lemon Juice

1½ c  ½ & ½ Flour (½ A.P. Flour, ½ Whole Wheat)

1 t Baking Soda

1 t Baking Powder

½ t Salt

½ t Cinnamon

¼ t Nutmeg

½ c Greek Yogurt

1 c Thinly Sliced, overly ripened Bananas (usually 2)

OPTIONAL: ½ c Walnuts, ½ c Chocolate Chips, Cinnamon & Sugar to sprinkle on top. ;)



Preheat oven to 350°

In large bowl, mix applesauce, melted oil, white and brown sugars.

In separate bowl, mix 2 eggs with lemon juice and vanilla.

Combine into bowl with sugars. Mix well.

In separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Mix both bowls together.

Add bananas and greek yogurt. Stir.

Add walnuts and chocolate chips if desired.

Pour into an oiled 9×5 Loaf Pan.

Top with Cinnamon & Sugar if you’re feeling sweet, and bake away!

Bake for about one hour, or until toothpick comes out clean!

(Mine usually takes about 55 minutes)

Let cool and devour!


*Variations: Butter or Veggie Oil, in place of Applesauce and Coconut Oil. All white sugar, agave, stevia, any preference sweetener. Mash bananas if you would prefer. And you can swap for the flour of your choice!



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