Brilliant low fat banana bread recipe with chocolate chips and 3 healthy ingredients

Baking does not get much easier than this.

Known for her super quick and simple recipes, Instagram baker @cakeontherun has shared her latest banana bread creation with us.

Made with just four basic ingredients, the method is so straightforward anyone can give it a go.

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What’s more, it’s pretty healthy too, meaning you can tuck into a generous wedge of it for breakfast guilt-free.

Low in fat and sugar, it contains no flour or butter, making it ideal for people who avoid gluten and dairy. If you’re vegan, there’s an alternative version below so you don’t miss out on this scrumptious bake.

Watch the video above for a step by step guide to making a low fat chocolate chip banana bread.

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Chocolate chip banana bread recipe (makes 5 slices)


  • 100g oats, blended
  • 1 over ripe banana, mashed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp dark chocolate chips


  1. Pre-heat oven to 200C fan/ 425 Fahrenheit/ gas mark 7.
  2. Blend oats to a flour.
  3. Mash banana.
  4. Put everything into a bowl, stir until combined then pour mixture into any size oven-proof dish.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes.

Chocolate chip banana bread
Chocolate chip banana bread made with oats

If you are gluten free, make sure you use gluten free oats for this recipe.

If you are vegan, swap the eggs for four tablespoons of yoghurt.

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