This simple and delicious walnut chocolate chip banana bread is a gluten-free recipe your whole family will love! Made with simple ingredients; coconut flour, mashed bananas, nut butter, eggs. It’s a perfect wholesome and tasty bread for a breakfast to-go or mid-day snack. Banana, nutty, chocolately.. what else can you ask for?
I bought this mini loaf pan from Williams Sonoma! I have a 9 x 5 and 8 x 4 loaf but I thought, why not get myself a small cute pan? These are such cute little loaves and I’m so happy with this purchase. They had a Black Friday/Thanksgiving sale so I also got some other kitchen utensils and tableware!
One of my favorite sweet breads to make is banana bread! I’ve definitely made more than 20-30 loaves in the last year or so 😛 I purposely buy more bananas to ripen them on purpose to make banana bread. I love the natural sweetness from the bananas and when you bake it into the bread, it’s just so comforting and perfect on a cold day in.
Coconut flour is high in protein and fiber and naturally gluten-free. It can be hard to use this flour in certain recipes because it’s very absorbent, meaning there’s usually less flour and more wet/liquid ingredients in coconut flour recipes. Eggs are the prime ingredient – egg whites provide structure while the yolks contribute to the moisture
This recipe makes about 10 standard sized muffins. Each mini loaf pan is about the size of 2 muffins!
As always, I love my chocolate chips and a crunch, so I added crushed walnuts – both into the batter and on top.
Christmas is coming around the corner but I love baking banana bread year round! I’m currently working on a gingerbread recipe to share for the holidays. There’s just something super cozy and satisfying about baking on a cold rainy winter day.
I’m currently working on a holiday gift guide that will be up this week! This loaf pan will be in the gift guide – I can’t wait to share! It’s got lots of cozy clothing, my favorite winter picks, kitchenware, home, etc!
These loaves can be placed in the fridge for up to 5 days (I doubt it will last that long). They also freeze well!
Soo… let’s get baking!
Mini Walnut Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Loaves
- 3 medium bananas
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 cup cashew butter
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup coconut sugar
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
- 1/2 cup coconut flour
- 1/2 cup walnuts
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray mini loaf pan with oil spray.
- In a large bowl, mashed bananas, then crack in eggs, add cashew butter and vanilla extract.
- Add in dry ingredients; coconut sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and sea salt.
- Add coconut flour, walnuts and chocolate chips to combine.
- Pour batter into mini loaf pan and top with extra walnuts and chocolate chips.
- Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
- Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 mins before transferring to cooling rack.