Make this tender, sweet almond flour banana bread using a handful of easy to find ingredients. You're going to love how easy this banana bread with almond flour is to make.
This banana bread using almond flour is naturally grain free and full of healthy fats and protein.
This almond flour banana bread recipe would be perfect for Sunday morning brunch, or anytime really. Banana bread is truly loved by all, children and adults alike.
Plus, don’t we all have a forgotten banana lying around, ready to go?
Love using banana in recipes? Try this Banana Ice Cream next.
Almond Flour Banana Bread Recipe
Our Almond Flour Banana Bread is BIG and BOLD on banana flavor. This is achieved through the partnership of banana and banana extract.
The extract gives it a boost that enhances the signature banana flavor, without the need for too many bananas. And the combination of both almond flour and coconut flour ensures your banana bread is just the right texture.
This would be amazing toasted with butter slathered on top, with a cup of coffee. Or add keto chocolate chips and have it for dessert with a glass of milk.
Almond Flour Banana Bread Ingredients
Eggs - The eggs help add structure to the banana bread.
Banana - There is only 1 banana in this recipe, but it adds flavor, sweetness, and nutrients like fiber.
Butter - Melt the butter and allow it to cool before mixing into the batter.
Vanilla Extract - This simple flavoring makes everything taste better.
Banana Extract - This gives the bread a boost of banana flavor that will quickly become a must for all banana recipes.
Almond Flour and Coconut Flour - The combination of the two flours will give the bread a light texture.
Sugar or Sweetener - This recipe will work using granulated sugar or a granulated sugar substitute. You can choose which you want to use depending on your dietary needs.
Cinnamon - This spice brings an added element of warmth, and fills the house with the most delicious smell when baking.
Baking Soda - This will help your banana bread to rise.
Salt - To enhance the flavors of the other ingredients.
Walnuts - Adds a bit of crunch that works perfectly paired with banana. You can omit this ingredient if you would like.
If you have any questions about this almond flour banana bread recipe, please leave a comment below and we will get back to you.
How To Make Almond Flour Banana Bread
Preheat the oven to 350 F. Spray the inside of an 8-inch loaf pan with cooking spray or line it with parchment paper; set aside. In a large bowl add the eggs, banana, butter, and vanilla. Mix until smooth.
In a separate medium bowl add the almond flour, coconut flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Stir until combined.
Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix until well combined.
Stir in the chopped nuts.
Transfer the batter to the loaf pan and if desired, top with additional nuts.
Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until the center is cooked through.
For the complete list of ingredients and instructions, please see the recipe below.
Tips For Working With Almond Flour
When baking with almond flour, you want to avoid scooping the flour with your measuring cup directly. Instead, to measure the almond flour, spoon the almond flour into the measuring cup and then level with the back of a knife.
If you scoop the measuring cup into the almond flour, it packs it down and you’ll end up with too much almond flour in your batter.
If you store your almond flour in the fridge or freezer, be sure to let it come to room temperature before measuring and mixing into your batter.
Tips For Making Almond Flour Banana Bread
When using bananas in this recipe, the riper, the better. It should be easy to mash and browned (or spotted) on the outside. If your banana is not quite there yet, you can still use it, just spend some extra time making sure the mash is fairly consistent and smooth. Green bananas will not work in this almond flour banana bread recipe.
If the batter becomes too thick, add 2 tablespoons of water and stir until combined.
Feel free to add ½ cup - 1 cup of chocolate chips, for extra sweetness.
If you prefer a different kind of nut, pecans would be a great replacement for walnuts in this recipe.
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- 4 large eggs
- 1 large banana, mashed
- 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- ¼ tsp banana extract
- 1 ½ cup fine almond flour
- 2 tbsp coconut flour
- ⅓ cup sugar (or granulated sugar free sweetener)
- 1 tbsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp baking soda
- ⅛ tsp salt
- ⅓ cup chopped walnuts
- Pre-heat oven to 350F. Spray the inside of an 8-inch loaf pan with cooking spray or line it with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl add the eggs, banana, butter, and vanilla. Mix until smooth.
- In a separate medium bowl add the almond flour, coconut flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Stir until combined.
- Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix until well combined.
- Stir in the chopped nuts.
- Transfer the batter to the loaf pan and if desired, top with additional nuts.
- Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until the center is cooked through.
- Nuts can be left out, or use chopped pecans or sugar free chocolate chips in place of the walnuts.
- Your favorite low carb granulated sweetener can be used in this recipe. I suggest Lakanto or Swerve.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 165Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 153mgCarbohydrates: 8gNet Carbohydrates: 5gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 6g
The nutrition information for this recipe is an approximate total per serving. Please double check the nutrition information for your exact ingredients and brands.