I just love a good banana chocolate chip loaf, I already have one that I made way back when I first started this blog so I wanted to create a new one. I ordered some Lily’s dark chocolate chips and was really impressed with the taste of them and the fact they did not upset my stomach (something I deal with when trying sugar-free products) check your local Whole Foods store if you have trouble finding them, I ordered from this Canadian website that carries a lot of hard to find products. This dark chocolate chip banana loaf was delicious and only 4 smart points per serving on WW freestyle.

Dark chocolate chip banana loaf

Drizzle
4 SP blue, green & purple /3PP
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Baking
Servings 10

Ingredients
  

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 medium mashed bananas
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 60 g Lily's sugar free dark chocolate chips about 1/3 cup

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F and spray a regular sized loaf pan with some cooking spray.
  • In a bowl whisk together your eggs and brown sugar.
  • Add in mashed banana, applesauce, and vanilla and mix well.
  • Stir in flour and baking powder, then fold in chocolate chips *save a few to sprinkle on top
  • Bake in the oven for approximately 45 minutes or until baked right through.
  • Cut into 10 servings, loaf will freeze well and best stored in the fridge after day 1.

Notes

Freestyle SP- (Blue & purple) 4 using the WW recipe builder
Smart Points- (green) 4 using SP calculator
Points Plus- 3 using PP calculator
Nutritional info per serving... Calories 163...Fat 3.1g...Sat fat 1.4g...Carbs 30.1g...Fiber 3g...Sugar 8.5g..Protein 4.2g *note- this includes all ingredients, old SP & PP were determined before adding in the banana/applesauce

 

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22 Comments

  1. Nicole Stangeland Reply

    Are the Lily’s chips less points+ than regular mini chips?

  2. Denise Mendyk Reply

    WOW!! This is delicious. My 18 year old son loves Banana Bread and thought this was out of this world. I didn’t have any chocolate morsels and it was still delicious. A definite keeper!

    • Drizzle Reply

      Hi Denise, that is awesome to hear 🙂 so glad you both enjoyed it

  3. Just took this out the oven. Took a little longer in my oven. Soooo moist and yummy. I used a brown sugar substitute, and it is so good. And so easy to make. Yum!!

    • Drizzle Reply

      If you are following a low carb lifestyle maybe… Did you know there is approx 27g of carbs in one med-large banana? Probably don’t think much of it when eating one as a zero point food right? Depends if you are watching your carbs or not, but between the bananas, flour and sugar it adds up

    • Drizzle Reply

      I always use regular all-purpose flour unless I am making the two-ingredient dough

    • Drizzle Reply

      Thank you so much 🙂 so glad you enjoyed the loaf

  4. Jacqueline Reply

    I’m not sure what I did wrong, but I ended up with very dense bread. I’ll definitely try again, though, because the taste is amazing!

    • Drizzle Reply

      My loaves are usually denser than most with the ingredients used, that said this loaf was not overly dense, I am so glad you still enjoyed it 🙂

  5. Love this recipe!!!! but did not have the chocolate chips you had. Used regular mini ones and made the loaf into 10 cupcakes

    • Drizzle Reply

      Yay, glad you enjoyed it and love that you made cupcakes 🙂

  6. Delicious recipe but for some reason mine sunk after taking it out of the oven and was quite doughy inside even though I checked with a toothpick before taking it out.. any ideas as to why? I’ll definitely try again!

    • Drizzle Reply

      Hi Cedra, sorry to hear that 🙁 many of my muffin and loaf recipes will sink a little just simply due to ingredients used (replacing oils/butters for bananas/applesauce etc) that said it should not be doughy inside, could be that it just needs longer in your oven maybe.. try increasing the bake temp just a little and giving it an extra 10 minutes

  7. Lauren Holcombe Reply

    This bread was 👩🏽‍🍳💋 *chef kiss*! Your loaf recipes never disappoint. I’m a terrible baker and have yet to goof up one of your sweets. I changed this recipe just a tiny bit for my husband who needs to eat more heart healthy so I cut the flour down to 1 1/3 c. and subbed the rest with oats and added 2 tbsp of flax and a small handful of walnuts. It didn’t mess it up and my hubs doesn’t feel he’s sentenced to a life of bland vegetables and plain fruit. Thank you for your recipes that are so easy to do and that always come out perfect. You’re the best!

    • Drizzle Reply

      Hi Lauran, thank you so much for your sweet words, they truly mean the world, also thanks for sharing your changes in case someone else wants to try it that way 🙂 I am so glad you both enjoyed it and tell your husband I’d never make him live a life with just bland veggies, Yuk, no fun in that haha!

  8. I love this loaf recipe, today I decided to leave out the brown sugar because I found it too sweet and with Banana and applesauce I didn’t think I needed the added sugar and low and behold it tastes just as delicious to me.
    Love your recipes!!!

    • Drizzle Reply

      That is awesome, so glad it worked for you and you enjoy the loaf 🙂

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