Who doesn’t love banana bread right? Well now you can enjoy a delicious slice of banana bread without the guilt. This recipe is completely sugar and flour free (apart from the natural sugars from the bananas) meaning lower carbohydrate, leaving room for more nutritious ingredients.
This recipe is also dairy free and gluten free.
2 medium bananas, ripe
2 tbsp coconut or olive oil
½ cup xylitol
2 cups almond meal or flax meal
1 tbsp baking powder (gluten free for those avoiding gluten)
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 c walnuts chopped (optional)
Preheat oven to 180 degrees fan forced. Oil a loaf pan.
Use a shaker or two cup measuring cup for wet ingredients and a bowl for dry ingredients.
Mash bananas in a separate bowl with a folk and put into the 2 cup container. Mix or shake.
Add all wet ingredients to the bananas and make it up to two cups by adding water.
Combine all dry ingredients in a mixing bowl and add wet ingredients, beat for 2-3 minutes, stir in walnuts if using them.
Pour the batter into the loaf pan and smooth the top.
Bake for 45-55 minutes or until a folk inserted comes out clean.
Allow to completely cool and cut into 1cm slices and wrap in alfoil and sandwich bag for work.
Store in freezer for longer term consumption.