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Healthy Banana Nut Bread Recipe

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 55 minutes
  • yield Yield: 12 1x
  • category Category: Breakfast
  • method Method: Oven
  • cuisine Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

This Healthy Banana Nut Bread is extremely moist, naturally sweetened and gluten free. It’s perfect for breakfast or a snack.

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups 1:1 gluten free baking flour (could use all purpose or whole wheat)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 bananas, mashed
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Spray a loaf pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. To a large bowl, add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Stir together and set aside.
  4. To a medium bowl, add mashed bananas, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, vanilla extract and 2 eggs. Whisk together until the wet ingredients are smooth.
  5. Pour wet mixture over dry ingredients. Using a spatula stir all the ingredients together.
  6. Next, fold in chopped pecans.
  7. Pour the banana bread mixture into the prepared loaf pan. Smooth out to make sure the batter is even.
  8. Place in oven and bake for 45-50 minutes. Until it passes the toothpick test and comes out clean.
  9. Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes before devouring!

Keywords: healthy banana bread, banana nut bread, banana bread with pecans