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Healthier Whole Wheat Banana Bread with Greek Yogurt

How To Make Whole Wheat Banana Bread - 4 Ways! These are 4 easy and delicious ways to upgrade your whole wheat banana bread! It's so easy to make with whole wheat flour, Greek yogurt, eggs and milk.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 1 loaf

Ingredients

Base Recipe

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup mashed bananas
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1.5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

For plain banana bread

  • 1/4 cup cornstarch or whole wheat flour

For chocolate chip banana bread

  • 1/4 cup cornstarch or whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips or chunks

For double chocolate banana bread

  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips or chunks

For lemon blueberry banana bread

  • 1/4 cup cornstarch or whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 lemon zest only

For cinnamon crunch banana bread

  • 1/4 cup cornstarch or whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

Cinnamon crunch streusel topping

  • 1/2 cup regular flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 360F. Grease a 9x5 inch loaf tin.

  2. Whisk eggs, mashed bananas, sugar, oil and greek yogurt together in a large bowl. Sprinkle flour, cornstarch (OR additional flour OR cocoa powder for double chocolate), baking powder and salt on top and fold in gently, do not overmix.

  3. For the variations, fold in the mix ins now. For the cinnamon crunch streusel topping, crumble ingredients together with your fingertips and evenly distribute on top of the batter in the loaf tin.

  4. Place batter in the loaf tin and bake for 55-60 minutes, or until a toothpick interred into the middle comes out clean.