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One-Bowl Banana Bread

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One-Bowl Banana Bread

One-Bowl Banana Bread

Jessica Braider
A classic banana bread, moist, sweet, and delicious - and that fact that it is all prepared in just one bowl makes it even more amazing!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10 servings


  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour (use wheat/gluten-free, if needed) or use 1 cup whole wheat flour and 2/3 cup all purpose
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup canola or vegetable oil
  • 3 bananas very ripe, mashed with a fork or potato masher
  • 1/4 cup plain low fat Greek yogurt (or use any variety)
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips or walnuts optional


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer or food processor, beat together the sugar, eggs, oil, mashed bananas, yogurt, and vanilla.
  • Add the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt and mix until combined.
  • Stir in chocolate chips or walnuts by hand, if using.
  • Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 1 hour, or until the top is browned and a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean. (Thanks to Scramble intern Molly Rubel for the recipe.)


Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 330, Total Fat: 12g, 18%; Saturated Fat: 3g, 14.5%; Cholesterol: 37mg, 12.5%; Sodium: 380mg, 16%; Total Carbohydrate: 53g, 17.5%; Dietary Fiber: 2g, 6.5%; Sugar: 32g; Protein: 5g
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Keyword All, Breakfast/Brunch, Dessert, Fall, Freezer-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Kosher, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Make-Ahead, Nut-Free, Picnic, Potluck/Buffet, Snack/Appetizer, Spring, Summer, Vegetarian, Winter
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