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banana bread with peach toppings

Low-Fat Cinnamon Peach Banana Bread

Succulent fresh summer peaches combine with a low-fat moist banana bread made with greek yogurt and a touch of cinnamon.
Course Banana Bread, Healthy, Low Fat
Keyword peach banana bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 150 kcal
Author Monique Volz of Ambitious Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, plus extra for dusting
  • 1 cup mashed banana
  • 1 cup finely diced peaches (about 2 peaches), plus about 8-10 thin peach slices for topping
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar, plus 2 tablespoons for topping
  • 2 tablespoons butter, browned or melted (you can also use coconut, olive, or canola oil)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup nonfat plain vanilla greek yogurt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch loaf pan.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt together and set aside.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together mashed bananas, butter, 1/2 cup brown sugar until well combined. 
  4. Add vanilla and egg and whisk again until well combined. Whisk in diced peaches. 
  5. Add in dry ingredients and yogurt alternatively, folding together well combined.
  6. Pour batter into loaf pan. Top with thinly sliced peaches and sprinkle 2 tablespoons of brown sugar over the top. Dust lightly with cinnamon. 
  7. Bake for 60-70 minutes, or toothpick comes out almost clean in center.
  8. Cool for 10 minutes in pan, then remove from pan gently and transfer to wire rack. Cool completely. Cut into thick slices and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Can replace some of the all purpose flour with whole wheat flour.

Bread is better the next day.

It's awesome toasted and drizzled with honey.

Nutrition Facts
Low-Fat Cinnamon Peach Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 150 Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.6g4%
Carbohydrates 29.1g10%
Fiber 1.2g5%
Sugar 13.2g15%
Protein 3.3g7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.