Gluten-Free Banana Coconut Bread

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This gluten-free Banana Coconut Bread is healthier and tastier than most conventional banana breads.

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Step 1: Preheat Oven, Prepare Pan & Mash Bananas

Preheat the oven to 350°. Prepare a medium loaf pan by spraying with vegetable spray and lining with a sheet of parchment paper, that fits the bottom of the pan. Set aside.In a large bowl, mash 3 ripe bananas with a fork.

Step 2: Add Wet Ingredients

Add the 4 Tablespoons coconut oil, 3 extra-large eggs, 2 Tablespoons agave and 2 teaspoons vanilla and beat until smooth with a hand mixer 1-2 minutes.

Step 3: Grind Flaxseed

In a mini food processor, grind 2 tablespoons flaxseed

Step 4:

In a medium bowl combine 1/4 cup coconut flour, 1/4 cup arrowroot starch, 1 1/4 cups hazelnut or almond flour, the flaxseed meal, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Whisk to combine, breaking up any lumps or clumps that you find.

Step 5: Combining Ingredients

Add the dry ingredients to the wet ones.

Step 6: Combine

Whisk to combine. Set aside for a few minutes to allow the coconut flour to absorb the liquids fully.

Step 7: Adding the Mix-ins

Meanwhile roughly chop the toasted pecans. Add the pecans and coconut to the banana mixture and stir.

Step 8: Filling the Loaf Pan

Transfer the batter to the prepared loaf pan and sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons of pecans and pumpkin seeds if desired.

Step 9: Toppings & Baking

Make sure to evenly sprinkle the toppings over the loaf. Bake for 45-55 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.

Step 10: Cooling

Cool in the pan on a wire rack for half an hour.

Step 11: Serve.

Turn out of the pan to serve.

Step 12: Enjoy!

Slice and serve.

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    Xenia123

    3 years ago

    hey. this looks and sounds good. i don't fully get the ingredients. could you please add a list/overwork the countings? Greetings :)

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    garlicandzestXenia123

    Reply 3 years ago

    Hi! Glad you like the sound of this banana bread - it's really tasty!
    Here's a list of the ingredients:
    3 ripe bananas
    4 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
    3 extra large eggs
    2 tablespoons agave
    2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    1/4 cup coconut flour
    1/4 cup arrowroot starch
    1 1/4 cups hazelnut or almond flour
    2 tablespoons flaxseed meal (optional) (pulse flaxseed in a mini food processor until ground)
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon cinnamon
    1/2 cup toasted pecans
    1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
    2 tablespoons chopped pecans (optional)
    2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds (optional)

    You can also get a printable recipe on my web site: http://www.garlicandzest.com/gluten-free-banana-coconut-bread