Simple Banana Bread

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Say yes to simple banana bread made with love! This homemade, oil-free treat is a hundred times better for you and your family than processed, store-bought options. The banana bread recipe is super easy, ultra-moist, and yummy. 

Try it today! 

SIMPLE BANANA BREAD

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SIMPLE BANANA BREAD

Ingredients

  • 235g flour (I use unbleached white)
  • 200g sugar (I use unrefined coconut sugar)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt (I use Himalayan)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamon powder
  • 600g ripe bananas (approx. 5 large)
  • 2 large eggs (I use from grass-fed poultry)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract (alcohol-free)
  • 175g chocolate chips (I use semi-sweet, or replace for frozen/fresh blueberries)

SIMPLE BANANA BREAD

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 °F
  • Grease standard-size loaf pans (I use coconut oil)
  • In a large bowl: mush bananas with a fork/potato masher
  • Add wet ingredients to the bowl of mashed bananas (eggs, vanilla) and mix well
  • In another bowl: mix dry ingredients (flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon. cardamon) whisk until lump-free
  • Pour wet ingredients into the bowl of mixed dry ingredients and lightly combine with a spatula/wooden spoon
  • If using chocolate chips/blueberries, gently fold them into the whole mix
  • Pour the batter into greased pans
  • Bake for 55-60 min or until a toothpick/sushi stick comes out clean when inserted in the centre
  • When loaves of banana bread baked: let the pans sit on top of the oven for about 5 minutes before flipping onto a wire cooling rack

VARIATION TIPS

  • Swap chocolate chips for fresh or frozen wild blueberries.
  • Swap unbleached white flour for gluten-free oat flour (oats are naturally gluten free but could be cross-contaminated during manufacturing so make sure to look for “Certified Gluten-Free” options).
  • Swap unbleached white flour for stone ground whole-wheat flour if you like your banana bread more dense and less fluffy.
  • Feel free to add some chopped walnuts.

CREDITS

Thank you Cafe Delites for this recipe. I was searching for one that would be as simple and moist as this one. I've only made small tweaks but for anyone interested, please click on the "Credits" icon above to be redirected to the Cafe Delites original version.

Ahoy, I'm Eva!

I'm the Holistic Nutritionist behind EPICHOLISTIC.COM – the place where I help fun, adventurous, active souls stick with real, nutrient-dense, whole foods because they realize that their health is key - and simply not negotiable.

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