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Almond Banana Bread

Michael Symon
Servings: 10 - 12
2+ hr

Want a healthier version for Banana Bread? Try this recipe!

  • Ingredients
  • step-by-step directions
Almond Banana Bread
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 2 tablespoons oat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (melted, plus more for greasing)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 4 overripe bananas (smashed)
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds (toasted)
  • almond butter (to serve)
  • honey (optional, this is not Vegan, to serve)
  • flaky salt (to serve)
  • Preheat the oven to 325ºF. Grease a loaf pan with coconut oil and line with parchment paper. Set aside until ready to use.
  • In the carafe of a blender, combine the ground chia seeds and water. Blend until smooth. Let sit for 10 minutes until thickened, while you make the rest of the batter.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the almond meal, oat flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  • In a separate large bowl, whisk together the melted coconut oil, maple syrup, chia seed mixture and bananas. Stir in the dry ingredients until combined. Fold in the toasted sliced almonds.
  • Pour the batter into your prepared loaf pan and bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes until golden on top and firm to touch. Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes. Remove from loaf pan and transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • To serve, slice the banana bread into 1-inch pieces and serve with almond butter, honey and flaky salt.
  • Tip: Sprinkle your favorite nut on top for an extra crunch!
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