Eggless Banana Bread Recipe

Eggless Banana Bread Recipe is easy to make in less than 10 minutes without any mixer and stays moist for days. With a soft crumb, this banana bread without eggs is tender, moist and packed full of flavor.

A slice of eggless banana bread on a wire rack along with more slices

Banana bread has always been a classic. It is a great excuse to transform overripe bananas, that no one wants to eat anymore into something that is truly delicious.

This banana bread without eggs is made with brown sugar, which gives an amazing caramel flavor when compared to white sugar and the use of vegetable oil and greek yogurt guarantees tenderness.

Eggless Banana Bread is –

  • No mixers required
  • Stir and bake
  • Soft crumb
  • Tender
  • Moist
  • Vegetarian option

Main ingredients:

Banana – use ugly over ripe bananas (dark yellow skin with lots of brown spots).

Yogurt – Plain green yogurt or thick regular yogurt

Vegetable oil – Use a flavorless oil like vegetable or corn oil.

Brown sugar – Dark, golden or light are all good here

Flour – Regular all purpose flour

Leavening – Baking powder and baking soda

Flavorings – Vanilla extract

A white rectangle platter with neatly arranged slices of banana bread without eggs

How to make eggless banana bread?

Mash bananas and mix with yogurt, oil, brown sugar and vanilla extract, until smooth. Whisk in the dry ingredients and stir until just combined (as with all baking recipes, do not over mix).

Transfer into a loaf pan, sprinkle chopped walnuts and bake at 350° for about 45 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted in the middle comes clean.

Place pan on a wire rack to cool completely.

Pro Tips:

Use over ripe bananas – Ugly over ripe bananas (dark yellow skin with lots of brown spots).

To use plain yogurt – Try to use very thick plain yogurt

Brown sugar – Apart from incredible caramel flavor, brown sugar also makes a soft and moist banana bread.

Eggless Banana Bread Recipe Additions:

Nuts – Stir in chopped walnuts or toasted and chopped pecans into the batter

Chocolate chips – stir in semi sweet chocolate chips into the batter

Frequently asked questions:

How to mash bananas?

Place peeled over ripe bananas in a bowl and mash well with a potato masher, wire whisk, electric beater or stand mixer until smooth.

How to freeze banana bread?

Bake and cool banana bread. Tightly wrap the loaf with 2 to 3 layers of plastic wrap, place inside a large freezer zip lock bag, seal well and freeze for up to 2 months. Thaw bread at room temperature overnight, slice and enjoy.

Is banana bread a healthy snack?

It is safe to say that there is nothing healthy about a banana bread than the use bananas and greek yogurt. It can generally be packed with sugar, fat and refined flour, with a slice being 315 calories.

What is the difference between banana bread and banana cake?

Though both the bread and cake are generally made with similar ingredients, banana bread is firmer and denser when compared to a banana cake.

How to ripen bananas?

If your bananas are little firm and you wish to ripen them quicker, then place a bunch of bananas in a paper bag, cover and leave at room temperature for a day (adding an apple will speed up the process).
If you are want to ripen them faster, then place unpeeled bananas on a baking sheet and bake for about 10 minutes at 350°F, cool completely before using.

How to freeze bananas?

Place unpeeled ripe bananas in a large zip lock bag, remove excess air and freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw them at room temperature before baking.
If using for smoothies, then peel and chop bananas before freezing for convenient use.

A loaf pan with freshly baked banana bread topped with chopped walnuts

Got more ripe bananas? Check out these recipes:

Healthy Chocolate Banana Date Smoothie

Chocolate Chip Banana Mug Cake

Banana Sheet Cake with Chocolate Glaze

Plain Chocolate Chip Banana Sheet Cake

Baked Banana Nut Pancake Cups

Banana Nut Muffin Overnight Oats

Healthy Baked Oatmeal

or more Breakfast Recipes

Yield: 1 loaf

Eggless Banana Bread Recipe

Eggless Banana Bread Recipe

Eggless Banana Bread Recipe is easy to make with just a bowl and whisk. With a soft crumb, this banana bread without eggs is tender, moist and packed full of flavor. 

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

Dry ingredients

Wet ingredients

Additional ingredients

Items used

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C) and spray the bottom and sides of a 9X5X3 inch loaf pan with non stick cooking spray or brush with melted butter.
  2. Whisk all dry ingredients in a medium bowl and set aside.
  3. Into another larger bowl, add all wet ingredients and whisk until very smooth. Add the dry ingredients and whisk until just combined (DO NOT OVER MIX).
  4. Transfer batter into the prepared pan, smooth top and sprinkle walnuts on top.
  5. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted in the middle comes clean.
  6. Place pan on a wire rack and cool completely.

Notes

Banana – use ugly over ripe bananas (dark yellow skin with lots of brown spots).

Yogurt – Plain green yogurt or thick regular yogurt

Vegetable oil – Use a flavorless oil like vegetable or corn oil.

Brown sugar – Dark, golden or light are all good here

Variations- Stir in chopped walnuts or toasted and chopped pecans or semi sweet chocolate chips into the batter

To freeze - Bake and cool banana bread. Tightly wrap the loaf with 2 to 3 layers of plastic wrap, place inside a large freezer zip lock bag, seal well and freeze for up to 2 months. Thaw bread at room temperature overnight, slice and enjoy.

How to ripen bananas? If your bananas are little firm and you wish to ripen them quicker, then place a bunch of bananas in a paper bag, cover and leave at room temperature for a day (adding an apple will speed up the process).If you are want to ripen them faster, then place unpeeled bananas on a baking sheet and bake for about 10 minutes at 350°F, cool completely before using.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 315Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 400mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 2gSugar: 22gProtein: 6g

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