Published On: Wed, Mar 25th, 2020

Nutty banana bread

Nutty banana bread recipe by Splenda

Use up your ripe bananas in this simple nutty banana bread recipe. Perfect for keeping you going all day, this banana bread is slightly sweet with an added crunch from the pecans.

nutty banana bread

Nutty banana bread

Servings 1 loaf
Author Splenda®


  • 2 free-range eggs, lightly beaten
  • 80 ml buttermilk
  • 120 g applesauce
  • 300 g mashed bananas
  • 24 g Splenda® Sugar Alternative, Granulated
  • 210 g plain flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 60 g chopped pecans


  1. Preheat the oven to 165°C/Gas Mark 3. Spray a 23x13cm (9x5in) loaf tin with non-stick spray coating.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, buttermilk, applesauce and bananas.

  3. In a separate bowl, sift together the Splenda ® Granulated, flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt.

  4. Mix the dry ingredients into the banana mixture, then stir in pecans. Pour the batter into the prepared tin.

  5. Bake for 1 hour, or until a cake tester inserted into the centre comes out clean.

If you love baking but would like to cut down on sugar and calories, then SPLENDA® could be your perfect choice for mouth-watering delights…

SPLENDA®, the leading sugar alternative brand, has all the taste and sweetness of sugar without the calories. Unlike some other sugar alternatives and, importantly for baking enthusiasts, SPLENDA® is ideal for cooking and baking as it can be used with a wide range of temperatures and times in inspiring and delicious recipes.

As featured in March 2020 issue of Baking Heaven Magazine

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