Chocolate Banana Bread

Trump is president, there are people that still believe the earth is flat and influencers on instagram still think anyone gives a toss about their beauty routine. Gwen Stefanie was right – “this shit’s bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S!” Well, when the world gives you bananas, make banana bread.


  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 2 overripe bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 175 degrees celsius.
  2. Grease and line a loaf tin with baking paper (my tin was 21cm x 11cm).
  3. Put all your dry ingredients together in a food processor and whizz together.
  4. Add wet ingredients and whizz until fully combined and batter is smooth.
  5. Pour into loaf tin and bake for 40-45 minutes until cooked through (the old trick if skewer comes out clean works a treat!)
  6. Let cool in tin, then turn out onto rack.

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