Cinnamon banana bread is incredibly soft and delicious with flavours of fall. An easy, healthy, low carb snack that’s perfect to pack for lunch or to enjoy with a coffee at breakfast!
Talk about fall flavours! The weather is cooling down (here is my last post on protecting your skin all year around) and the leaves have already started to fall. All I can think about is baking healthy and delicious-smelling wholesome snacks for my family.
My four year old daughter started junior kindergarten last week and I wanted to make a homemade snack to pack in her cute pink bento box and lunch bag. Fresh, wholesome, and naturally sweet. She really enjoyed this filling and satisfying treat, as did the rest of us!
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I love that the ripened bananas makes this loaf of bread naturally sweet. And so, the pure maple syrup in this recipe is absolutely optional, making this capable of being a whole 30 approved recipe.
If you do have a sweet tooth on the other hand, go ahead and add more maple syrup to your liking. You can also use stevia or pure honey as a sweetener. But like I said before, the bananas on their own will give it just the right amount of natural sweetness.
From now on, I’ll be warming up a slice of this cinnamon banana bread from the fridge, and enjoying it alongside my morning coffee. Life doesn’t get much better than that.
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Cinnamon Banana Bread (Gluten-Free, Paleo)
- 2 medium ripe bananas
- 3 eggs
- 1/4 cup full fat coconut milk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
- 1 cup almond flour can also use coconut flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 2 tbsp organic cinnamon
- pinch sea salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Grease or line a loaf pan with parchment paper (this way is easier for removing and clean up).
In a mixing bowl, mash the bananas using a spoon or your hands. Whisk in the eggs, coconut milk, vanilla, and maple syrup.
In another bowl, stir together the dry ingredients. Add to wet ingredients and mix until smooth.
Pour evenly into greased or lined loaf pan and bake for 1 hour. Bread will be golden brown when ready, you can also check by sticking a toothpick in the centre and it comes out clean.
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