2150673721894504 589097241632970 Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
a stack of four 3 ingredients brownies on a wooden cutting board with chocolate chips and colored sprinkles

Easy 3 Ingredient Brownies with Bananas

  • Author: Susan
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 brownies 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Looking for a healthier alternative to traditional brownies that won't derail your weight loss goals? Look no further than these delicious and easy 3 ingredient brownies made with ripe bananas and almond butter!


Units Scale
  • 3 Ripe Bananas mashed
  • 1/2 cup of Almond Butter - Maple and Vanilla Flavor work well for this recipe.
  • 1/3 cup of Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • Optional - 1/4 Cup of Chocolate Chips


  1. Prep - Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Peel 3 ripe bananas and mash with a fork into a nice puree.
  2. Mix - Add your almond butter, cocoa powder and optional chocolate chips to your mashed bananas and mix well.
  3. Pour - Pour your batter into a 9 inch square baking pan. Place in the oven and bake for 25 minutes.
  4. Serve - When baking is complete remove from oven, slice and serve...enjoy!!


  • Use overripe bananas for the best flavor and texture in your brownies.
  • Mash the bananas well with a fork or potato masher to create a smooth consistency.
  • Use a combination of brown and white sugar to give your brownies a rich, caramel-like flavor.
  • Add a teaspoon of vanilla extract to the batter for extra flavor.
  • Use a high-quality cocoa powder for rich chocolate flavor.
  • Mix the dry ingredients together before adding them to the wet ingredients to ensure even distribution.
  • Use a whisk to mix the batter thoroughly and incorporate air for a lighter texture.
  • Don't overmix the batter as it can make the brownies tough.
  • Use a non-stick baking pan or line the pan with parchment paper to prevent sticking.
  • Bake the brownies in a preheated oven to ensure even cooking.
  • Use a toothpick or cake tester to check if the brownies are done. Insert it into the center of the brownies, and if it comes out clean, they are done.
  • Let the brownies cool for at least 10 minutes before cutting them.
  • Dust the brownies with powdered sugar or cocoa powder for a decorative touch.
  • Add chopped nuts or chocolate chips to the batter for extra texture.
  • Use a combination of semisweet and bittersweet chocolate for a balanced flavor.
  • Don't overbake the brownies as they can become dry and tough.
  • Use a serrated knife to cut the brownies for a clean cut.
  • Serve the brownies warm with a scoop of ice cream for a decadent dessert.
  • Store the brownies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.
  • Freeze the brownies in an airtight container for up to 3 months.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven bake
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 brownie
  • Calories: 96
  • Sugar: 4.1 g
  • Sodium: 1.5 mg
  • Fat: 6.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.1 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: Chocolate Brownie