Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread
Serves: 12
For the Bread
  • 2 C white whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ C brown sugar
  • ¼ C honey
  • 1½ C mashed bananas
  • ½ C plain Greek or regular yogurt
  • 3 tbsp melted coconut oil (or olive/canola oil)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
For the Cinnamon Swirl
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 350. Lightly spray 9 x 5 inch loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and brown sugar.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together honey, mashed bananas, yogurt, oil, eggs, and vanilla extract.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  5. In a small bowl, combine sugars and cinnamon for cinnamon swirl. Spread ½ to ⅔ of batter into prepared loaf pan. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar mixture over the top. Top with remaining batter. Swirl knife through batter, optional. Smooth top with spatula after swirling.
  6. Bake for 45-55 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Check bread at 35 minutes. If top is browning too quickly, loosely cover with aluminum foil and return to oven for remainder of baking time.
  7. Remove to a baking rack to cool.
Recipe by A Kitchen Addiction at