Healthy Pumpkin Banana Bread is made with Greek yogurt and is so soft. With chocolate chunks and pecans, this healthy pumpkin bread is completely irresistible!
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I simply cannot have enough of homemade baked goods.
Homemade pumpkin banana bread
Homemade cakes, breads and desserts make me so happy. I don’t know why, but I always feel that homemade baked goods have a lot of love and positive feelings baked into them. This healthy pumpkin banana bread is one of those baked goods that you can bring to brunches or afternoon gathering with your friends and family. Everyone would love to have a slice of this deliciousness!
Why is this pumpkin banana bread recipe better?
There is no oil or butter used in this banana pumpkin chocolate chip bread. Like these baked pumpkin donuts, this easy pumpkin banana bread is the healthier version of a favorite without sacrificing the flavor. The combination of pumpkin and banana makes this cake moist and fluffy and pecans give it some extra crunch. I love nuts in cakes and bread, it’s like bonus!
If you love Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe, this homemade banana bread with pumpkin is absolutely one that you’ll want to make over and over again. It’s super tasty!
While you might love a classic sour cream banana bread, this Banana Bread is also a great options when you crave chocolate.
Read a fun story on Bon Appetite about the best canned pumpkin.
How to serve pumpkin loaf
I also love serving this pumpkin banana bread with almond butter for breakfast. Also, adding some chocolate chunks or chocolate chips would make this bread even more delicious. I mean, chocolate always makes things better, right?
Notes and tips to make this healthy pumpkin banana bread:
- Use non-fat Greek yogurt if possible.
- Use the eggs at room temperature for better results.
- ِUse fully ripe bananas to ensure a moist and delicious bread. If you don’t have ripe bananas, bake your bananas in the oven (300F) for 15-30 minutes until they’re black.
- Serve this bread with some almond butter for breakfast or an afternoon snack.
- Store this banana bread in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
The Best Healthy Pumpkin Banana Bread
Healthy Pumpkin Banana Bread is made with Greek yogurt and is so soft. With chocolate chunks and pecans, this bread is completely irresistible!
- 2 Eggs Room tempreture
- 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- 2/3 cup Mashed Banana
- 1/2 cup Pumpkin Puree
- 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt
- 1 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
- 1 tsp Baking Powder
- 1 tsp Cinnamon
- 1/2 cup Pecans chopped
- 1/2 cup Pecans halves
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips or chunks
Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper or coat with non stick spray.
In a large bowl, mix the eggs, sugar and vanilla until light in color.
Add in mashed bananas and pumpkin puree. Mix again until fully combined.
Add in yogurt and mix well.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and cinnamon.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and fold using a wooden spoon. Don't over mix.
Fold in chopped pecans.
Pour the batter into the loaf pan and top with pecans and chocolate chips.
Bake in the oven for 45 minutes to one hour until a toothpick inserted into the bread comes out clean.
Let cool for 20 minutes before slicing.