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Copycat Starbucks Banana Bread

Copycat Starbucks Banana Bread (+ Weight Watchers Friendly!)

You're going to be shocked when you bite into this Copycat Starbucks Banana Bread and realize it's pretty healthy too! That's right - only 4 Weight Watchers points (all plans) - and I've got Air Fryer instructions as well!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert, Side
Cuisine American
Servings 10 slices
Calories 165 kcal


  • 3 ripe bananas mashed
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup self rising flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup Stevia
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp low fat buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans


  • If making in a traditional oven, preheat to 350
  • Spray loaf pan with non-stick spray or use parchment paper as lining
  • Bowl 1: Peel & mash 3 bananas, set aside
  • Bowl 2: Sift together wheat and self rising flour. Remeasure to have two cups of flour (not packed) and discard any remaining over the 2 cups. (Mine was about 1/8 cup)
  • Bowl 2: Add baking soda, salt and cinnamon, stir lightly and set aside
  • Bowl 3: Combine vanilla, applesauce and Stevia with a whisk until light and fluffy. Add egg and buttermilk, beat to incorporate.
  • Add half mashed bananas and half flour to bowl 3. Stir with a spatula lightly - do not overmix!
  • Add rest of bananas and flour and stir.
  • Mix together walnuts & pecans. Fold half the nuts into the batter.
  • Pour batter into prepare loaf pan and sprinkle remaining nuts on top
  • Oven directions: Bake at 350 for 50 min. Use cake tester to check doneness.
  • Air Fryer directions: Air Fry at 310 for 25 min. Use cake tester to check doneness.
  • Turn out baked bread onto cooling rack fo 15 min.


Be sure to not overmix the batter, it will make the bread too dense. 


Serving: 1sliceCalories: 165kcalCarbohydrates: 23.3gProtein: 4.6gFat: 6.6gSaturated Fat: 0.7gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 292mgPotassium: 219mgFiber: 3.5gSugar: 5.9gCalcium: 29mgIron: 1mg
Keyword air fryer, banana, banana bread, breadsticks, copycat, weight watchers
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