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Skinny Chocolate Peppermint Quick Bread

Regardless if you have a GIANT appetite or a small mini one, no will ever have to know that this Skinny Chocolate Quick Bread is lightened up and low fat!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Skinny Chocolate Peppermint Quick Bread
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Amanda Rettke


  • 3/4 c 133g unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 c 100g granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c 85g honey
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 c 183g vanilla Greek yogurt (or regular yogurt, plain or vanilla)
  • 1/2 tsp. pure peppermint extract
  • 1 c 124g whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 c 42g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare 9x5 loaf pan with baking spray.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the applesauce, sugar, honey, egg, yogurt, and peppermint extract until smooth.
  • Sift the flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, and baking powder together.
  • Slowly stir in the wet ingredients, being careful not to overmix.
  • Pour batter into loaf pan.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean