Will2Walk Recipe: Healthy Salted Chocolate Banana Bread

Healthy Salted Chocolate Banana Bread

This recipe was created by Celeste O’Brian – qualified fitness and nutrition consultant.

 

Ingredients:

  • 125g (1 ¼ cups) almond or hazelnut meal
  • 65g (1/2 cup) cocoa powder sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 
  • 2 large eggs
  • 50g (1/4 cup) coconut sugar
  • 80ml (1/3 cup) melted coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ tablespoons milk of choice
  • 5 mashed bananas

Topping:

  • 1 large banana halved lengthways 
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt flakes 

 

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees, line a loaf tin with baking paper or use a silicon loaf tin.
  2. In a large bowl mix the nut meal, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside. 
  3. In a separate bowl, beat together the eggs, coconut sugar, coconut oil, vanilla and milk. Fold in the mashed banana. 
  4. Pour wet ingredients into the bowl with the dry ingredients and mix well. 
  5. Pour batter into loaf tin, arrange the two banana halves on top and sprinkle with sea salt flakes. 
  6. Bake for 1 hour or until a knife inserted in the centre comes out clear. 
  7. Cool in the tin before turning out and slicing. Serves 12.

 

Enjoy!

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