Years ago, I worked with the SPLENDA 365 SWEET SWAPS blogger program to discover new ways I can incorporate SPLENDA into some of my recipes and reduce my sugar intake. Lately I’ve been playing around with ways to swap out sugar like my yummy banana bread recipe with Splenda and I can’t wait to share it!
The idea of sugar free banana bread has always made me a little nervous. And really, no sugar banana bread doesn’t exist because of the natural sugar in bananas. But when I heard about SPLENDA sugar blend, I was totally intrigued because Splenda banana bread didn’t sound quite as scary to me.
The thing I like about SPLENDA recipes is that the flavor isn’t affected by the swap. I don’t know if there is such a thing as a healthy banana bread recipe but every little bit helps right?
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We use to run through bananas like crazy in this house, but the boys have backed way off snacking on this yummy fruit.
Lately, I’ve found myself with an abundance of overly ripe bananas, which we all know means banana bread!
I’m a busy mom and when I bake, I need easy and simple recipes and my Banana bread with Splenda is about as easy as they come!
The key is making sure you have the Splenda sugar blend. This is still a dessert and it’s not sugar free, but it is delicious! I love this recipe and so does my whole family.
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Baking Banana Bread with Splenda
I tried making a sort of sugar free banana bread using all SPLENDA on one occasion and another time using the SPLENDA Sugar Blend.
I really enjoyed both sweet breads, but I think will use the blend in future recipes. It was delicious! And yes, I will share.
You can also make this recipe with regular sugar but when I’m looking to cut back, my favorite of the three options is the Splenda sugar blend.
Splenda recipes with the sugar blend aren’t quite sugar free banana bread, but it’s definitely a good start if you want to cut out sugar in small ways.
And what is super fun for me is baking with my kids. Baking banana bread is a great way to get young kids in the kitchen because there are lots of easy ways to get them involved.
My sons love peeling and mashing the bananas, cracking the eggs and even measuring and pouring the dry ingredients.
When my oldest son was in 2nd grade, he even wrote a report on how to make banana bread! I guess you could say it’s a family affair. You can prep in less than 20 minutes and then all you have to do is let it bake.
Easy Banana Bread Recipe with SPLENDA
This banana bread with Splenda recipe couldn’t be easier. You could spice it up any way you like by adding nuts, raisins or even chocolate chips.
Basically, if you have a few large bananas, some all-purpose flour, and some melted butter, you’re on your way. I hope you love this low sugar banana bread as much as we do!
- 3 mashed bananas
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
- 1/2 cup SPLENDA® Sugar Blend
- 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour, I have also used half all-purpose and half wheat flour before
- dash of salt
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees
- Combine all ingredients, adding flour last.
- Pour into greased loaf pan
- Bake for 50 minutes or until knife comes out clean
My Banana bread with Splenda nutrition facts are based on the first ingredient option and one slice (out of 6 total servings). Swap outs will change these numbers.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: slice
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 244Saturated Fat: 6.8gCholesterol: 58.1mgSodium: 110mgCarbohydrates: 31.4gFiber: 1.5gSugar: 23gProtein: 2.1g
More Tasty Splenda Recipes
Since I made this yummy banana bread, I decided to check out what other Splenda recipes were out there and I found quite a few! Baking with Splenda is a nice alternative to sugar when you need to cut back.
I’m always looking for new recipes, so if you have any favorites, please send them our way so we can try them out!
For now, here are a few more tasty treats to add to your own recipe book.
Blueberry Crumb Cake with Splenda
Make this classic crumb cake for breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a snack!
Yummy blueberries are comforting any time of year.
Homemade Cinnamon Rolls with Splenda
There is nothing like the smell of homemade cinnamon rolls baking at home.
Make them for a special morning or a regular ol Saturday and skip the sugar with this recipe.
Splenda Apple Pie Recipe
Try this simple and sweet apple pie recipe without the sugar when you want a taste of the holidays using this family favorite.
Keto Peanut Butter Cookies with Splenda
Not only are these cookies made with Splenda, they are also flourless making them Keto friendly! M
You can make them in no time, which means a treat for you sooner than later!
As you can see, there are so many ways to bake with Splenda that are beyond banana bread.
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