Monday, 18 January 2016

Almond Joy Banana Bread

I love Almond Joy...they are just like the British Bounty...but with the extra nut on top. Add the taste of banana and you have a perfect combination. Yum! Thank you Happy Food Healthy Life 

1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
2 medium ripe bananas
2 eggs
1/3 cup almond milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 cup shredded coconut
1 cup dark chocolate chips, plus a handful extra to melt for drizzle
1 cup almonds, chopped
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. 
  • Grease a loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • Stir together granulated sugar, brown sugar, applesauce, and oil. 
  • Set aside.
  • Add bananas, eggs, milk, salt, and baking soda to a blender 
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Pour half the banana mixture into the sugar mixture with the all purpose flour. 
  • Stir until just incorporated, then add the remaining banana mixture and the whole wheat flour. 
  • Mix until just incorporated. 
  • Stir in shredded coconut, almonds, and dark chocolate chips. 
  • Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 45-55 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool completely before removing loaf from pan.
  • For the dark chocolate drizzle, melt a handful or so of dark chocolate in the microwave for about 45 seconds at 50% power. 
  • Scoop into a small ziploc bag, snip off the corner, and drizzle on top of the bread. 
  • Sprinkle with chopped almonds and coconut if desired

1 comment:

  1. Good morning Phoebe,

    You certainly have many variations when it comes to banana bread. All my life I have made the same recipe since I was 18. I shall have to give some of these tasty banana bread recipes on your blog a try.