Chocolate Chip Zucchini Banana Bread

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In partnership with Bob’s Red Mill, I’ve combined banana and zucchini bread into one delicious loaf, using almond flour and coconut flour to make a perfectly sweet, nutritious, gluten-free version of this classic dessert, snack, or breakfast dish!

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Banana Bread

One of the first baked desserts I ever made from scratch was banana bread. It was a sugar-filled, insanely delicious Paula Deen recipe. I still remember how satisfying that first bite was – so sweet, soft, moist, and most importantly, made by me!

What’s great about banana bread is that it’s naturally sweetened from the ripe bananas, so you don’t need much extra sweetener. This banana bread is part banana bread part zucchini bread, made with simple, wholesome ingredients, like almond milk, eggs, vanilla extract, and maple syrup.

Whenever I bake, I bake with Bob’s Red Mill, because I love the quality of their flours and they never fail! For this, I’ve used Superfine Almond Flour and Organic Coconut Flour. The coconut flour adds the slightest hint of sweetness as well, and the almond flour is nice and nutty. I tested this recipe three times and found the perfect combination of ingredients!

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Banana Bread

I made these into mini loafs, because a) they’re cuter and b) they’re easier to freeze! They’re meal prep friendly and work well as breakfast, snack, or dessert! I like drizzle mine with a little almond butter and topping with blueberries for breakfast.

To freeze, wrap the fully cooled down loafs in foil and freeze. To reheat, unwrap and pop these in the oven for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. They’ll go quickly!

Note: Although this post is sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill, all opinions are my own, always.

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Nutritional Information & Recipe

This is per slice, there are approximately 4 slices/mini loaf:

Serves 4 mini loafs

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Banana Bread

15 minPrep Time

50 minCook Time

1 hr, 5 Total Time

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Ingredients

  • 0.25 cup coconut flour (Bob’s Red Mill)
  • 1.5 cups almond flour (Bob’s Red Mill)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted and cooled to room temperature
  • 2 ripe bananas, well mashed + 1 ripe banana, halved lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons almond milk
  • 1 medium zucchini, Blade D, noodles well trimmed?3/4 cup walnuts, chopped?1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease 4 mini loaf pans with cooking spray (preferably coconut oil spray) and set aside.
  2. ?In a medium bowl, add in the coconut flour, almond flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  3. ?In another medium bowl, mix the eggs, maple syrup, vanilla extract, almond milk, coconut oil and banana together.
  4. ?Add the dry ingredients to the wet and stir well until smooth. Add the zucchini and stir to combine. Fold in the walnuts and half of the chocolate chips and stir again.
  5. ?Transfer the batter into the loaf pans and sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips. Set down the banana halves on top, pressing into the batter slightly. Bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when you pierce the center of the loaf.
  6. ?Remove the loafs from the oven and let cool for 10-15 minutes before slicing, for best results. Serve.
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