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5 from 3 votes

Sweet Potato Banana Bread

Super moist texture, the perfect balance of natural sweetness, and studded with chocolate chips, this sweet potato banana bread is quick to become a favorite. Easy to make and lighter on sugar than most banana bread recipes. Perfect for a healthier dessert or fun snack option.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread, sweet potato bread, sweet potato recipe, veggie-loaded applesauce
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 207kcal

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup cooked and mashed sweet potato can sub with canned sweet potato puree
  • 3/4 cup mashed ripe banana
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil or avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar can sub lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat an oven to 350 ℉ and line a loaf pan with parchment paper or grease it with extra oil to prevent sticking.
  • In a blender combine mashed sweet potato, mashed banana, maple syrup/honey, eggs, vanilla, oil, and vinegar and blend until smooth. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Stir together and then pour the contents of the blender into the bowl with the dry ingredients. Mix until well combined and batter has a smooth consistency.
  • Fold in chocolate chips, reserving some for the top of the bread, if desired.
  • Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan, using a spatula to spread the batter evenly throughout the pan. Top with a few reserved chocolate chips, if desired.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes.
  • Let loaf cool in pan for 15 minutes before transferring it to a wire cooling rack. Slice into 8 pieces and enjoy!
  • Let cool completely and store in an air-tight container in fridge for up to 4 days or in the freezer for a month.

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1841IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1mg