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Favorite Chocolate Chip Chia Banana Bread

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Moist, soft and loaded with healthy ingredients! This chocolate chip chia banana bread is a delicious alternative to your traditional banana bread.

Favorite Chocolate Chip Chia Banana Bread

  • Servings: 1 slice
  • Yield: 10 slices
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cooking Time: 45 min

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup packed coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 3 bananas, mashed well with a fork
  • ½ cup apple sauce
  • 1 ½ cups brown rice flour
  • ¼ cup chia seeds (plus a little more for sprinkling on top)
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • a pinch of salt
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips (plus a little more for sprinkling on top)
  • ½ cup walnuts

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (176 C) and line a loaf pan with parchment paper or oil well with coconut oil.
  2. In the mixer beat the eggs and coconut sugar on high for 7 or 8 minutes until the mixture is thick and light in color (see picture in post).
  3. Meanwhile, mix the dry ingredients together in a bowl.
  4. When the egg mixture is ready, turn the mixer to a low setting and add in the following order: vanilla extract, coconut oil, applesauce and mashed bananas. Mix well.
  5. Add the dry ingredients, chocolate, and walnuts mixing gently until everything incorporates.
  6. Transfer to a pan and bake for 45 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

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