Chocolate Banana Bread



1 cup plus 2 tbsp whole wheat flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
1 tsb baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 ground cinnamon
1/3 cup coconut sugar ( use 1/2 cup for a sweet loaf)
1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
2 larges eggs, lightly beaten at room temperature
3 tsp milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 and 1/2 very ripe bananas, peeled and mashed
3/4 chopped walnuts, optional
1/2 cup semi – sweet or dark chocolate chopped into small chunks, optional.


Preheat oven to 350 *F. Line a loaf bread pan with parchment paper and lightly spr6with non stick spray:set aside.

In a medium bowl whisk together whole wheat flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon, ser aside.

In a large bowl combine coconut sugar, coconut oil, eggs, milk, and vanilla. Beat until combined, stir in the mashed bananas. Add in the dry ingredients and stir just until combined. Fold in the walnuts and chocolate chunks, if using.

Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan, smoothing the top with a spatula. Bake for 1 hour, or until a cake tester inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean. Allow bread to cool in the pan for 15 minutes before removing the loaf from the pan and transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Once cool, slice and serve.

Credit: Foodbook Recipes

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