LF Banana Nut Bread/Muffins

As one of the most classic desserts, banana bread appeals to almost anyone. This recipe can be modified for your particular audience as either a traditional bread to have at home, a decorative bundt cake to bring to a party, or muffins for an on-the-go treat. This easy recipe comes out very moist and stays moist, mainly because of its higher fruit content. Enjoy!

Banan Bread


Yield 13 servings
**Low fat and vegetarian
130 calories per slice with nuts.


  • 1 muffin pan, bundt cake pan, or bread pan, greased or buttered
  • 2/3 cup oat flour or whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 3-4 mashed bananas (the more ripe the better!)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Optional add ins: 3/4 cup Chopped Walnuts or Chocolate Chips (or both!)



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine flour and baking soda in a medium bowl.
  3. In a large bowl, mix butter and sugar with an electric mixer until creamy.
    Butter and Brown Sugar
  4. Add eggs, mashed bananas, apple sauce, and vanilla. Beat until thick
  5. Mix together with flour mixture. Add in optional walnuts or chocolate chips.Note: DO NOT OVER MIX. The more you mix, the less moist the bread comes out to be.
  6. Pour into a bread pan of your choice (8x5inch).
  7. Bake for 50min (Note: Oven times may vary). Let cool, remove, and enjoy!
    Baker's Tip: Add crushed walnuts to top of batter before sticking it in the oven for a decorative touch.
    Baker’s Tip: Add crushed walnuts to top of batter before sticking it in the oven for a decorative touch.

    Also work great as muffins. These ones have chocolate chips instead of nuts.


6 thoughts on “LF Banana Nut Bread/Muffins

  1. My friend Diane told me about your blog and I love the whole theme you have going on.
    Followed you on Bloglovin’ and can’t wait to see what you come out with. Great start! đŸ™‚

    1. Just so you see it developing brown spots. Those bananas will give you a sweeter bread. But if you only have very new, yellow bananas, those work as well. But as for “how long”…the browner they are, the better! Up to you!

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