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The ultimate and super easy banana bread

This is seriously the best, super easy banana bread ever!

This easy banana bread is low in sugar, making it a perfect addition to kids’ lunchboxes, AND it works well as an after-school snack.


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  • 5 very ripe bananas
  • 6 eggs
  • 250ml coconut oil, melted
  • 3/4 cup coconut flour
  • 3/4 cup almond meal
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla essence or powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 4 1/2 tbs rice malt syrup/maple syrup/honey + plus extra for glazing
  • Pinch salt


  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees. 
  • Grease a loaf tin or line with baking paper. 
  • In a large bowl, combine the coconut flour, almond meal, cinnamon, crushed walnuts, baking soda and salt.  Mix well. 
  • Add the bananas to a bowl and mash thoroughly. 
  • In another bowl, whisk together the eggs, vanilla and rice malt syrup then stir in the mashed banana. 
  • Pour the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir with a wooden spoon until well combined. 
  • Add the coconut oil and stir in well. 
  • Spoon the batter into the loaf tin and spread out evenly.
  • Bake in the oven for 55 – 60 mins or until skewer inserted comes out clean.
  • When removed from oven allow to cool and then brush with remaining rice malt syrup.


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By Claire Gilligan
WITH A FIFO HUSBAND WHO WORKS AWAY WEEKS AT A TIME, CLAIRE ENJOYS FINDING FUN, LOCAL THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO VISIT TO OCCUPY HER AND HER TWO GIRLS' TIME. ORIGINALLY FROM SYDNEY, CLAIRE AND HER FAMILY LOVE ALL THE THINGS THE SUNSHINE COAST HAS TO OFFER AND ENJOY SHOWING IT OFF TO VISITING FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Kids on the Coast is a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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