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Flourless Triple Chocolate Banana Bread

Everyone needs a banana bread recipe in their recipe arsenal and if you are following a gluten free, low carb diet you need to make this recipe.

Loaded with ripe bananas, nut butter, cocoa and chocolate chips this flourless banana bread does not disappoint. I added a touch of chocolate protein powder to up the chocolate flavor even more. Pure goodness! You’ll be surprised at how sweet this banana bread is without any added sugar.

This super moist, flourless triple chocolate banana bread could be a decadent dessert, an afternoon treat or a lovely breakfast with a side of protein. I love how easy this moist and tasty banana bread comes together and no one will guess that it’s healthier!

Looking for other healthy treats? Try one of these; Peanut Butter and Jelly Shortbread Bars, Salted Pistachio Chocolate Torte or these Dark Chocolate Brownies With Cacao and Tahini.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe For Flourless Chocolate Banana Bread

This banana bread is gluten free, low carb and made without any added sugar to help keep your blood glucose sugar level. It will satisfy your sweet tooth and keep you full for hours.

Ingredients To Make Banana Bread

Wet Ingredients

  • Bananas – You’ll need 3 bananas. The blacker the bananas the better.
  • Eggs – I use free range organic eggs.
  • Nut butter I use natural peanut butter but you could use almond or cashew butter too! Just be sure you are using nut butter without added oils or sugars.
  • Vanilla – Use pure vanilla extract, not imitation.

Dry Ingredients

Topping

Equipment To Make Banana Bread

How to Make Flourless Chocolate Banana Bread

  • Preheat oven to 350 Fahrenheit.
  • Grease a loaf pan and line with parchment paper

“wet” ingredients

  • With the back of a fork or a potato masher, smash the ripe bananas- be sure to leave some “chunks” as this contributes to the moistness of the finished loaf.
  • Stir in eggs, nut butter, and vanilla and mix well.

“dry” ingredients

  • Mix all of your dry ingredients together.
  • Fold dry ingredients into wet ingredients.

Get ready to bake!

  • Pour the banana bread batter into the prepared loaf pan. Spread evenly with the back of a spoon or a spatula.
  • Sprinkle the remaining chocolate chips on top of your batter.
  • Bake for about 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Enjoy warm with grass fed butter!

Storage

Store any remaining banana bread wrapped tightly in plastic wrap. This flourless banana bread also freezes really well. You can keep it in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Pro Tips

Here are a few things you can do to make sure your flourless triple chocolate banana bread works out eat time.

  • Bring the eggs and nut butter to room temperature before you start preparing the banana bread.
  • Mix the nut butter well before using it to make sure the oil is evenly distributed.
  • Keep a stash of ripe bananas in the freezer they are great for baking and smoothies. Peel and chop them and store in a plastic bag.

FAQs

Can you make a banana bread without flour?

Yes, I know it may sound odd but you most definitely can make a banana bread without flour. Try this recipe and let me know what you think.

How do I know if my bananas are ripe enough?

The blacker the bananas the better. If you see any green or lots of yellow on the banana peels wait until they ripen a bit more.

Is chocolate banana bread healthy?

This chocolate banana bread can most definitely be part of a healthy diet. This low carb, no sugar added loaf is a healthy alternative to traditional banana bread. Everyone needs to have healthy treats as part of their diet.

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See my glucose response to this recipe:

CGM data showing level glucose response from a slice of triple chocolate banana bread eaten with grass fed butter

loaf of super dark chocolate banana bread with one slice cut and scattered chocolate chips and walnuts

Flourless Triple Chocolate Banana Bread

Beth Bollinger of Nest Wellness
Super moist, flourless triple chocolate banana bread could be a decadent dessert, an afternoon treat or a lovely breakfast with a side of protein and some berries. I love how easy this moist and tasty banana bread comes together and no one will guess that it's healthier!
4.74 from 52 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Sweet Treats
Servings 10 slices
Calories 287 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
 

Wet Ingredients

  • 3 ripe bananas bananas vary in size so you will need 2 packed cups of mashed banana
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup nut butter I use natural peanut butter but you could use almond or cashew butter too! Just be sure you are using nut butter without added oils or sugars.
  • 2 tsp vanilla

Dry Ingredients

Topping

  • sprinkle a few dark chocolate chips on top of the batter before baking (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Grease a loaf pan and line with parchment paper

"wet" ingredients

  • With the back of a fork or a potato masher, smash the ripe bananas- be sure to leave some "chunks" as this contributes to the moistness of the finished loaf
  • Stir in eggs, nut butter, and vanilla and mix well

"dry" ingredients

  • Mix all of your dry ingredients together in a separate bowl
  • Fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients
  • Add in the chopped walnuts and chocolate chips

Get ready to bake!

  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Spread evenly with the back of a spoon or a spatula. Sprinkle a few chocolate chips on top of your batter.
  • Bake for about 47-50 minutes, until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Enjoy warm with grass fed butter!
  • Store any remaining banana bread wrapped tightly in plastic wrap.

Notes

If you like this recipe, you will love my brownies too!

Nutrition

Calories: 287kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 13gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 203mgPotassium: 478mgFiber: 6gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 130IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 126mgIron: 3mg
Keyword chocolate banana bread, fourless banana bread, gluten free, GLUTEN FREE AND GRAIN FREE, grain free banana bread
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