Healthy Chocolate Banana Bread | Gluten & Dairy Free

Healthy chocolate banana bread 

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe bananas 
  • 2 free range eggs 
  • 1 cup finely ground oat flour 
  • 1/2 cup finely ground almond flour 
  • 2 tbsp cassava flour 
  • 1/2 cup cacao or cocoa powder 
  • 1/4 cup or 4 tbsp almond butter 
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil 
  • 1/4 cup or 4 Tbsp or 60 ml almond milk 
  • 1/4 cup or 4 tbsp or 60 ml maple syrup 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt 
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips 

Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 deg F and grease a 9”x5” loaf pan with coconut oil. 
  • To a bowl add the oat flour, almond flour, cassava flour, cacao powder, baking soda and salt. Whisk it all together and set aside.
  • In a larger bowl, add the ripe bananas and mash them well. 
  • Then add the eggs and vanilla extract and mix it all together.
  • To the above mixture add the almond butter, maple syrup and coconut oil and whisk well.
  • Then add the almond milk and give it a good whisk. 
  • Now add the dry mix into the wet mixture and fold it all in.
  • Finally toss the chocolate chips with 1/4 Tsp of the cacao powder and then add it to the above batter. Fold the chocolate chips into the batter. 
  • Bake at 350 deg F for 40 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Let the chocolate banana bread cool in the tin for 15-20 minutes. Then invert it on to a cooling rack and let it cool completely before digging into it.
  • You can store the banana bread in an airtight container and refrigerate it for up to a week. You can also slice it up and freeze it in an airtight container for up to a month. This makes for a very delicious yet healthy breakfast on the go!

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