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Here’s the Most Moist Banana Bread Ever, Without the Extra Fat

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Banana bread has GOT to be moist. This recipe nails that without any extra fat. Bam!


  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar**
  • 2 large eggs
  • ⅓ cup extra light olive oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 very ripe medium bananas, mashed (about 1 ¼ cups)
  • ½ cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • **Sugar can be reduced to ¾ cup



Preheat oven to 350°F.

Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl, and stir gently.

In a separate large bowl, whisk the sugar, eggs, oil, and vanilla.

Stir in the mashed bananas and yogurt, and then stir in the flour mixture until just combined.

Bake for 55-60 minutes to one hour.

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