Banana-Coconut Bread

This banana-coconut loaf recipe can double as a dessert recipe quite nicely. Serve with fresh banana and strawberry slices for a completely yummy treat.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1 1⁄4 cups almond meal
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1⁄4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1⁄2 cup applesauce
  • 1⁄2 tsp. cinnamon, divided
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 large ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1⁄4 cup flaxseed flour
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, divided
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 2 tsp. coconut sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a loaf pan.
  • Combine the almond meal, baking powder, baking soda, applesauce, 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon, eggs, bananas, and flaxseed flour in a large bowl. Mix well.
  • Fold 1⁄2 cup chopped walnuts and coconut flakes into the batter (do not over-mix). Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Combine coconut sugar, remaining cinnamon, and remaining walnuts in a small bowl. Sprinkle over the top of the loaf.
  • Bake for about 45 minutes or until wooden toothpick comes out dry.
  • Let the bread sit for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.