Buttermilk Banana Bread
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
50 mins
This Buttermilk Banana Bread is a healthier take on banana bread using applesauce and buttermilk and is amazingly moist and delicious!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: bread
Servings: 12
Calories: 135 kcal
  • 2 very ripe bananas(peels should have brown spots, roughly mashed)
  • 1/2 cup apple sauce
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  1. Grease and flour a loaf pan.
  2.  In a large mixing bowl combine the bananas, applesauce and egg; set aside. 

  3. In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, sugars, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. 

  4. Add the dry mixture to the banana blend alternately with the buttermilk.

  5. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 45 to 55 minutes. The loaf is done when a toothpick/butter knife inserted in the middle of the loaf comes out clean.

  6. When the pan is cool enough to handle, remove loaf from the pan and cool on a baking rack.

Nutrition Facts
Buttermilk Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 135
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 114mg 5%
Potassium 155mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Sugars 20g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 0.8%
Vitamin C 2.2%
Calcium 3.7%
Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.