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This super moist paleo banana bread is gluten-free, dairy-free, and perfectly sweet. This is the best way to use up those brown bananas that are fermenting on your countertop and make a delicious banana loaf that the whole family will love!
This banana bread makes the best breakfast alongside a hot cup of coffee. It’s more nutritious, having only a quarter cup of unrefined coconut sugar and the rest is sweetened only by bananas. It also makes a delightful mid-afternoon snack.
I love adding chocolate chips and walnuts to my banana bread loaf for a chunky, chocolatey loaf that goes perfectly with the banana flavor. But, the loaf is perfect plain as well!
For the banana bread loaf, you need 3 medium brown bananas. The level of brownness of my bananas is shown here. You want them pretty spotty, the browner the better! I buy them pretty green and it took about 2 weeks for them to turn the brown sweet spot you want for great banana bread.
Grab your ingredients and get baking! Your house will smell amazing and you have a delicious, nutritious breakfast ready for the week! ENJOY
Paleo Banana Bread
- 2 tbsp. melted and cooled coconut oil
- 3 ripe bananas see picture for level of brown-ness!
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1/4 cup coconut sugar
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 3 eggs
- 2 cups almond flour
- 2 tsp. baking powder see note for paleo baking powder
- 1 pinch sea salt
- 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup paleo chocolate chips
- Mash the bananas with a fork until its only a little lumpy and relatively smooth.
- Combine the coconut oil, mashed bananas, vanilla, cinnamon, eggs and coconut sugar together until it's well combined.
- Add the almond flour, pinch of salt, baking soda to the wet mixture and combine until just incorporated.
- Optional: Add in the chocolate chips and chopped walnuts. You can reserve a few to place on top of the loaf before baking as well!
- Place the batter in a parchment lined glass loaf pan.
- Bake at 350 degress for 55-60 minutes. The top should be a deep golden brown and a toothpick should come out clean. Wait at least 40 minutes before slicing and enjoying!
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