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Chocolate Banana Bread

A delcious vegan banana bread full of nutrients fibre and nutrients.

Course Dessert, Snack
Keyword vegan, healthy, gluten free
Cook Time 30 minutes


  • 4 ripe bananas peeled
  • 6 pitted medjool dates
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 2 tbs milled flaxseeds
  • 1 tsp gluten free baking soda
  • 1 tsp 1 tbs ground cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla powder
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1 ripe pear sliced
  • 1/4 cup crushed pecans


  1. Preheat a fan oven to 180 degrees or equivalent

  2. Add the bananas, pitted medjool dates, coconut oil and almond butter to a high speed blender and blitz until the mixtured is fully combined

  3. In a bowl add the rice flour, milled flax seeds, baking soda, cinnamon, vanilla and raw cacao and mix well

  4. Add the banana mix to the dry mix and stir until fully combined

  5. Pour into a silicone bread mould

  6. Position the sliced pear and pecans ontop of the banana bread

  7. Pop into the oven for 30 minutes

  8. Once cooked remove from the oven and leave to rest/cool for at least 30 minutes before removing from the silicone mould

Naomi's Tips

To melt your coconut oil submerge the jar into a bowl of hot water. Coconut oil is a stable oil so can go from solid to liquid many times without spoiling.