Did you know you can make banana bread of out banana flour? This chocolate banana bread is moist and decadent, gluten free, and surprisingly healthy too!
This bread tastes rich and chocolatey but it’s secretly healthy! Thanks to the banana flour, this recipe is naturally gluten free. And it’s a great source of fiber!
Once you have given this a try believe me I have many other delicious banana breads waiting on you – I recommend my apple cinnamon bun banana bread for something unique or my vegan banana bread if you are looking for a great plant based option! I also have a single serve banana bread for when you just want a little bit of banana bread.
What is Banana Flour?
Banana flour is a type of flour made from green, unripe bananas that have been peeled, chopped, dried, and then finely ground into a powder. It is commonly used as a gluten-free alternative to wheat flour in baking and cooking. Banana flour has a slightly sweet flavor and a light, fluffy texture, making it an excellent ingredient for gluten-free baking. It is also a popular ingredient in many African and Caribbean cuisines.
Where can you buy banana flour?
I got my banana flour on Amazon! You might be able to find it in certain health food stores but I found that it was the cheapest online. The Let’s Do Organic brand works great in this recipe.
How to Make Bread with Banana Flour
Banana flour isn’t a 1:1 swap for traditional flour, so I don’t recommend substituting it in any recipe. But it works great in this bread! For the sweetener, I used granulated sugar but you could substitute for stevia, if desired.
Mix the wet ingredients with the sugar first, stirring until the sugar is well incorporated. Then add the remaining dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
In addition to the listed ingredients, you will need:
- a fork
- a large mixing bowl
- a bread pan
- oil to grease your pan with
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