Greek Yogurt Banana Bread | Creme de la Crumb

Greek Yogurt Banana Bread

Super moist and perfectly flavorful banana bread made with Greek yogurt!
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Keyword banana, bread, greek yogurt
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8
Author Tiffany


  • 3 bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup plain fat free Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce (see note)
  • 1 cup sugar (see note)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees and grease a 9x5 inch bread pan.
  • In a large bowl mix together mashed banana, Greek yogurt, applesauce, and sugar. Mix in vanilla and eggs.
  • Add flour, salt, baking soda and mix until just combined - DO NOT OVER MIX - just until there are no remaining streaks of flour. Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 55-65 minutes, until top is browned and a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean. Allow to cool completely on a wire rack before turning bread out of pan and slicing. Store in airtight container at room temperature up to 5 days.


In place of the applesauce you can sub an equal amount of oil (vegetable or canola) oil. The result will be equally moist, and a little more flavorful but also higher in calories - up to you!
You can use less sugar if you want for a healthier version of this bread. I you want to use less sugar I recommend making sure to use VERY ripe bananas - the riper the bananas, the sweeter the bread will be.