Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips

  • 10MINS
  • 40MINS
  • 67KCAL

There’s been a lot of talk about Banana Bread recently over on our Facebook Group so we thought it was about time we posted this recipe for slimming friendly Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips.

NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories67
  • Carbs9g
  • Protein3g
  • Fat2g
  • Saturates1g
  • Sugars3g

Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff to know in the blurb!

This is incredibly popular in our house. Banana and chocolate are the perfect combination to accompany a cuppa!

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How Weight Watchers friendly is this Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips recipe?

  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips recipe if you’re on WW Green. 
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients or equipment for this Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips recipe?

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You don’t need any special or unusual ingredients for this recipe, but you will need a 2lb loaf tin

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How many calories are in this Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips?

You should easily get 10 slices out of this cake, which means it will work out at around 67 calories a slices. Which isn’t bad at all.

Of course you could cut it into fewer slices, but remember to adjust the calories!

This Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Sift the flour and baking powder in one bowl.

Step 2

Add the essence, Sukrin 1 and mashed bananas.

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Step 3

Add 2 of the eggs and mix well.

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Step 4

Separate the other 2 eggs and add the yolks to the mixture mixing again.

Step 5

Whisk the 2 whites until very stiff and gently fold into the mixture.

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Step 6

Pour into a silicone loaf tin (2lb) sprayed with low calorie cooking spray and sprinkle the chocolate chips evenly over the top.

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Step 7

Cook in a preheated oven at @180°C for 40 minutes.

Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

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How do you know when this Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips is cooked?

Cook in a preheated oven at 180°C for 40 minutes. If you insert a skewer and it comes out clean, you know the Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips is ready.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you keep Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips in the fridge?

Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill.  You can keep leftovers of Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze this Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!

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Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips

There’s been a lot of talk about Banana Bread recently over on our Facebook Group so we thought it was about time we posted this recipe for slimming friendly Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips.
  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • Cook Time
    40 MINS
  • KCals 67
  • Carbs 9G
WW Points
  • 2 Green
  • 1 Blue
  • 1 Purple

Ingredients

  • 56 g Self Raising Flour
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract or essence, or you could use Banana essence
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 Bananas
  • 2 tbsp Granulated Sweetener
  • 25 g Dark Chocolate Chips
  • Low calorie cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Sift the four and baking powder in one bowl
  2. Add the essence, sukrin 1 and mashed bananas
  3. Add 2 of the eggs and mix well
  4. Separate the other 2 eggs and add the yolks to the mixture mixing again
  5. Whisk the 2 whites until very stiff and gently fold into the mixture
  6. Pour into a silicone loaf tin (2lb) sprayed with low calorie cooking spray and sprinkle the chocolate chips evenly over the top
  7. Cook in a preheated oven at @180°C for 40 minutes

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JoslinSunday 3rd February 2019

I’ve made this twice now and love the flavour. Unfortunately my bread isn’t rising much at all. Is there anything I can do to fix this? I’m following the recipe to a t! Thanks!

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TallyFriday 11th January 2019

How much flour do I need to use as my phone has flipped and the number is unclear?

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jillTuesday 16th October 2018

hi i made the banana bread with choc chips BUT i had a very soggy bottom..i followed the recipe exactly. I dont know if anyone can tell me what i did wrong ?? thanx jill

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Helen ClarkeTuesday 26th June 2018

Can you help me help me please give me something to do healthy and weight down

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