Flourless Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
You will love every bite of this flourless banana bread. It’s naturally sweet, has a slight peanut buttery taste, and is truly the tastiest healthy banana bread I’ve ever had.
Say hello to the yummiest banana bread you may ever have. I’m not very sold on “healthy” versions of banana bread – but this recipe is undeniably delicious and irresistible! We’ve made it on repeat and cannot get enough of it.
If you are looking for a wholesome banana bread recipe, you will fall in love with this version. It’s so soft and moist, is made with all clean ingredients and zero flour! A slight peanut buttery flavor, tons of chocolate chips, and all that banana goodness.
Ingredients You Need
Only the simplest of ingredients are needed to make this recipe. You can also make easy swaps to adjust the ingredient list if needed! Here’s everything you need plus some helpful substitutions:
Almond flour: I love using this specific flour because it makes a really light banana bread and has lots of nutritional value. You can also swap for oat flour or a gluten-free flour blend.
Oats: I’ve used whole oats or quick oats – both work!
Bananas: using super ripe bananas is key for flavor and a moist bread!
Peanut butter: Use natural unsalted peanut butter for best results. You can also swap for almond butter or make it nut free by using sunflower seed butter.
Coconut sugar: a great natural sweetener! Can swap for brown sugar.
Vanilla: for flavor!
Eggs: make sure they’re room temperature so they don’t affect the melted butter.
Butter: I like using vegan butter to keep things dairy-free but you can also use regular unsalted butter.
Cinnamon: for spice and flavor!
Chocolate chips: Use dark or semi-sweet. Whatever you fancy!
Baking soda & powder: for the bread to rise.
How to Make Flourless Banana Bread – Step by Step
- First, whisk dry ingredients in a small bowl.
- Then use a fork or hand-mixer to mash bananas.
- Add sugar, peanut butter, vanilla, and melted butter and mix into bananas.
- Then add dry ingredients to wet and gently fold together – be careful to not over-mix the batter.
- Then fold half of chocolate chips into batter.
- Line a loaf pan with parchment paper and add batter to pan. Sprinkle remaining chocolate chips on top and bake for 60 minutes at 350F. Let bread cool for 15 minutes before lifting edges of paper to remove bread from pan. Slice and enjoy!
Make Some Muffins
Don’t wanna wait an hour for the bread to bake? Then let’s make this bread into muffins! It taste exactly the same – just in smaller form and bakes much faster.
Follow recipe as is, then scoop batter into greased muffin tin – fill 3/4 of the way with batter. Bake at 350F for 15-18 minutes – let cool for 10 minutes before removing from muffin tin. Simple and FAST! 🙂
Helpful Recipe Tips
- Swap peanut butter for almond butter or cashew butter if desired.
- Make sure bananas are very ripe for extra sweetness.
- Add walnuts, nutmeg, or shredded coconut for extra flavor and texture if desired.
What should bananas look like for this recipe?
You can use ripe yellow bananas, but traditional recipes call for bananas to be really ripe — with brown spots or nearly all brown. Bananas will also get aromatic when really ripe.
We absolutely LOVE this recipe and make it on repeat! Whether you make it into muffins or bread I can promise you will enjoy every bite.
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You will love every bite of this flourless banana bread. It's naturally sweet, has a slight peanut buttery taste, and is truly the tastiest healthy banana bread I've ever had.
- 2/3 cup mini chocolate chips (plus 2 Tbsp extra for topping)
Preheat oven to 350F
Whisk dry ingredients: in a small bowl whisk oats, almond flour, cinnamon, baking powder, and baking soda.
Wet ingredients: in a large bowl either use a fork or hand-mixer and mash bananas until smooth. Then add coconut sugar, vanilla, and melted butter – mix into bananas. Then add eggs and gently mix in.
Add dry ingredients to batter: Add whisked dry ingredients to batter, and gently fold together – don't over-mix batter. Fold in chocolate chips.
Bake: line a loaf pan with parchment paper. Then carefully add batter and sprinkle extra 2 tablespoons chocolate chips. Bake for 60-65 minutes – test with toothpick. Let loaf rest for 15 minutes before lifting edges of paper and removing bread. Slice and enjoy!