The Best Banana Bread

June 4, 2023

“The Best Banana Bread,” a delightful fusion of ripe bananas, eggs, sugar, coconut oil, almond flour, oats, and a touch of cinnamon. This cherished recipe has earned its reputation for its irresistible taste and moist, tender texture. With a generous inclusion of chocolate chips, every bite is a delectable surprise. Perfect for sharing with loved ones or treating yourself to a slice of pure satisfaction.

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For years, this banana bread recipe has been an absolute hit in my kitchen, bringing smiles and satisfaction to both my family and guests. Moreover, it’s incredible aroma and irresistible taste have made it a constant crowd-pleaser. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve whipped up this recipe for friends and family. I love watching their eyes light up with anticipation as the wonderful aroma fills the room. Additionally, the moist texture, the perfect balance of sweetness, and the pockets of melted chocolate chips make it an absolute crowd-pleaser. In fact, sharing a warm slice of this banana bread is a guaranteed way to bring smiles to everyone who takes a bite.

One thing that particularly excites me is the use of wholesome ingredients. From the naturally sweet and ripe bananas to the nutrient-rich almond flour and oats, this bread is a delicious way to fuel my body with goodness. Furthermore, it’s comforting to know that I can enjoy each slice, knowing that it’s made with ingredients that nourish and satisfy. It’s a simple pleasure that aligns with my desire for wholesome indulgences.

Ingredients You Will Need to Bake this Banana Bread:

  1. Bananas – Nutrient-packed and naturally sweet
  2. Eggs – Protein-rich and binding
  3. Brown sugar – Natural sweetener in moderation
  4. Coconut oil – Healthy source of fats
  5. Almond flour – Nutty and gluten-free
  6. Oats – Fiber-rich and satisfying
  7. White flour – Light and versatile
  8. Salt – Enhances flavors and balances
  9. Cinnamon – Warm and comforting spice
  10. Baking powder – Leavening agent
  11. Chocolate chips – Optional indulgence

Get ready to whip up this easy-peasy banana bread that will make your kitchen smell like a cozy haven. Not only that, but with just a handful of common ingredients and a few simple steps, you’ll have a moist and flavorful loaf that’s sure to satisfy your cravings. Nevertheless, here’s the catch: you’ll need a sprinkle of patience as the heavenly scent wafts through your home while the bread bakes to golden perfection. It’s a test of willpower to let it cool completely before diving in, but trust me, the wait is totally worth it. So roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and let’s embark on a baking adventure that will have you savoring every delicious bite.

The Best Banana Bread

Recipe by Raquel QuevedoCourse: DessertCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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This recipe yields 10 generous slices of banana bread


  • 5 very ripe bananas

  • 2 eggs (room temperature)

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil (make sure it is not hot)

  • 1/2 cup almond flour

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats (old fashioned is best, but quick oats can be used)

  • 1 cup all purpose white flour

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips (3/4 to mix with batter, 1/4 to sprinkle on top of cake prior to baking)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a mixing bowl, mash the ripe bananas until smooth.
  • Add the eggs and sugar to the mashed bananas. With a whist, mix briskly for about 2 minutes until well combined.
  • Pour in the coconut oil, almond flour, oats, and white flour. Mix well to ensure all ingredients are evenly incorporated.
  • Add the salt, cinnamon, and baking soda to the mixture. Mix again until everything is well combined.
  • Lastly, add 3/4 cup of chocolate chips and gently fold them into the batter.
  • Line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan, spreading it evenly.
  • Place the pan in the preheated oven and bake for approximately 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Once baked, remove the banana bread from the oven and carefully remove it from the pan. Transfer it to a cooling rack and allow it to cool to room temperature before slicing.
  • Slice and enjoy the delicious homemade banana bread!

Please be aware that the information provided with this recipe is intended solely for general informational purposes. While we have tried to accurately test this recipe and present precise measurements and instructions, individual results may vary due to differences in ingredient types, cooking equipment, or preparation techniques. The nutritional information accompanying this recipe is not intended as dietary or medical advice. For any specific health or nutritional inquiries, please consult a registered dietitian or healthcare professional. We disclaim any liability for inaccuracies or misrepresentation of the provided information. We encourage users to approach this recipe with a mindful understanding that cooking is both an art and a science, and to use their best judgment in the kitchen.

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  1. All of your recipes look sinfully delectable!! 💖

    1. Thank you so much!

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