Banana Bread Recipes for Every Occasion Slideshow
June 17, 2013
10 banana bread recipes to satisfy almost every diet, craving, or special occasion.
The Chocolate-Lovers Banana Bread
If you’re someone who always seems to have chocolate on the mind, this is the banana bread recipe for you. Loaded with sweet chocolate morsels and greek yogurt, this loaf makes the perfect treat after a long day.
The Island Banana Bread
The coconut flavors in this twist on the classic banana bread recipe will make you feel like you’re on a tropical vacation. Even though this recipe calls for muffins, it can be easily adapted into a loaf. Perhaps pair it with a nice summer drink?
The Healthy Banana Bread
If you’re on a diet, a health-conscious eater, or not a fan of overly sweet desserts, this is a great banana bread to try. The recipe calls for agave in place of sugar and spelt flour instead of all-purpose to give this dessert a healthy boost.
The Hidden Vegetable Banana Bread
Try this banana bread recipe as a somewhat sneaky and delicious way to get your kids— and even yourself — to eat more vegetables. This Zucchini bread packs nearly half of your daily-recommended doses of both vegetables and fruits into one, mouth-watering loaf.
The Banana Bread for One
The Savory Banana Bread
If you’re craving banana bread flavor but are not quite up for a sugary treat, try this banana bread recipe that uses chickpeas as a main ingredient. You may be skeptical, but give it a try — you might be surprised how great this bread is as a filling midday snack.
The Diabetes-Friendly Banana Bread
Readers who need their banana bread fix but have diabetes or generally want to cut back on their sugar intake should consider this sugar and oil-free recipe. What it lacks in sugar it makes up for in delicious taste and nutritional value.
The Autumn Banana Bread
Just because this banana bread recipe has a pumpkin-flavored twist does not mean you can only make it in the fall. Make this recipe any time of the year that you’re craving the crisp autumn air, colorful leaves and most importantly: pumpkins.
The Banana Muffin
The only thing better than banana bread are banana muffins that you can take on the go. Make a batch of banana muffins at the beginning of the week, and use them for easy breakfasts, great gifts, and on the go snacks. Beware how fast they may disappear.
The Banana Bread Pancake
These aren’t your average banana pancakes. This recipe takes the best parts of classic banana bread and transforms them into a pan-fried wonder. This easy recipe is perfect for kids and adults alike.