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No Refined Sugar Banana Bread

No Refined Sugar Banana Bread

No Refined Sugar Banana Bread is loaded with cashews and oatmeal, then covered in an optional citrusy grapefruit glaze.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword No Refined Sugar Banana Bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 servings
Calories 270kcal


  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 2 ripe bananas - mashed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 container honey yogurt or 3/4 cup of any other yogurt
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1 cup white flour
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 2 tbsp. melted butter for greasing the pan

Optional Glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed grapefruit juice


  • Preheat oven to 350. Grease a loaf pan.
  • Grind the oatmeal and cashews separately, set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine the cashews, oatmeal and bananas; add the eggs, yogurt and honey, with a spatula mix until well incorporated. Fold in flour, baking powder, when all mixed in fold in carefully the blueberries.
  • Bake for 40-50min or until a tooth stick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean or with just a few crumbles on.
  • Let cool completely before glazing.


  • In a bowl, combine sugar and grapefruit juice, mix until all the sugar is dissolved.
  • Pour the glaze on top of the cake, let it harden before serving.


Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 363mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 125IU | Vitamin C: 3.2mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 1.8mg