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Greek Yogurt Banana Bread | Creme de la Crumb

Best Easy Moist Banana Bread

The BEST, super easy banana bread, with just the right amount of sweetness, banana flavor, and of course that super-moist texture! Add a cinnamon swirl or chocolate chips to take it to the next level.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 397kcal
Author Tiffany


  • 3 bananas mashed
  • ½ cup plain fat free Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce (see note)
  • 1 cup sugar (see note)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ¾ cup flour
  • ½ 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.


Calories: 397kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 306mg | Potassium: 361mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 104IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 3mg