My healthier banana bread just got a even healthier! This chocolate banana bread is delicious and so easy to make. Recipe calls for a flax egg here to make it vegan but feel free to use a regular egg if not vegan. The chocolaty taste make it very addictive (I warned you).
Recipe adapted from biggerbolderbaking.com
Vegan Chocolate Banana Bread
- 1 1/4 cup mashed ripe bananas about 5 small bananas
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tsp baking sda
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp sat
- 1/2 cup sugar dry sugar/sweetener of choice
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil or melted coconut oil
- 1 flax egg (1 tbsp chia seeds or flaxmeel mixed with 3 tbsp water)
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/4 cup vegan chocolate chips optional
Preheat your oven to 180ºC and prepare a loaf pan with parchment paper.
Prepare the flax egg: mix 1 tbsp chia seeds with 3 tbsp water and let it sit for 10 mins.
In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
In another bowl, mash the bananas with a fork until smooth. Add the oil and combine well. Then add the flax egg, sugar, vanilla and combine
Pour wet into dry ingredients and mix just until everything is incorporated. Be careful to not over-mix.
Pour the batter into the prepared pan, decorate with chocolate chips (if any) and bake for 55-60 mins or until a toothpick or knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.
Remove from oven and let it cool before slicing. It can last up to 1 week wrapped in cling wrap.
Nutrition facts are based on a recipe made with all-purpose flour, sweetener and vegetable oil.