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coconut walnut banana bread

Coconut Walnut Banana Bread

Soft, fluffy, and perfectly moist banana bread studded with chunks of walnuts and coconut shreds. Pair this with a warm cup of coffee and/or smother with a creamy nut butter.

Course Dessert
Keyword coconut walnut banana bread, healthy dessert recipe, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 34 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 1 loaf
Author Taavi Moore

Ingredients

  • ½ cup non-dairy milk
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 medium ripe bananas
  • cup melted coconut oil
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup roughly chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup coconut flakes

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper.

  2. To a liquid measuring cup, measure non-dairy milk and whisk in apple cider vinegar. Let sit for 5 minutes. In a large mixing bowl, mash ripe bananas until mostly smooth. Add milk mixture, melted coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla, and coconut sugar. Whisk until smooth.

  3. Add flours, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Use a wooden spoon or spatula to combine until a smooth and pourable batter forms. Fold in walnuts and coconut flakes. Pour into prepared loaf pan. (Optional): Sprinkle with more chopped walnuts and coconut flakes.

  4. Bake for 35-40 minutes until top is golden brown and toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before slicing.