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Paleo banana bread

Paleo Banana Bread

A slice is satisfying on its own or you can top it with almond butter, coconut butter or dairy-free whipped cream and fresh berries. You can even pour the batter into mini-muffin tins for a kid-friendly snack.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 4 organic bananas, mashed (2 1/2 cups)
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 4 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp gluten-free baking powder (see "Chef Note" below)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of finely-ground sea salt
  • 1/4 cup toasted pecans or walnuts, roughly chopped Optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 350° F.
  • Combine bananas, eggs, almond butter and oil in a blender or food processor and mix to create a smooth batter.
  • Pour the batter into a large mixing bowl. Add the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla, salt and chopped nuts (if using), and stir until all ingredients are well incorporated.
  • Pour the batter into a greased loaf pan and spread evenly.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick, inserted into the center, comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and flip the bread onto a cooling rack.
  • Enjoy! Or to make French toast, place the Banana Bread into the refrigerator overnight.
Keyword Almond Butter, Almond Flour, Banana Bread, Paleo