The ultimate and super easy banana bread

This is seriously the best banana bread ever!

It’s a bit of a spin on a Pete Evans recipe 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.




  • 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.


For more delish recipes, try Healthy snacks for kids and Pork and Apple Sausage Rolls

Written by kidsonthecoast

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