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Healthy Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Bars (gluten-free, oil-free)

  • Author: Helen Au
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 slices
  • Category: Sweets
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

If you like banana bread and cake, you will fall in love with these Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Bars. They are gluten-free and oil-free and will satisfy all banana bread and chocolate lovers.


Ingredients

-1 cup gluten free flour
-½ cup almond flour
-1 flaxegg (1 tbsp flaxseed meal + 2 ½ tbsp water mixed together, let sit for 5 minutes)
-¾ cup banana puree (2-3 ripe bananas)
-1 tsp cinnamon
-1 tsp baking powder
-1 tsp baking soda
-3 tbsp creamy, unsalted peanut butter
-2 tbsp coconut sugar
-1 cup vegan chocolate chips


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flours, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and coconut sugar together.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the flaxegg with the banana puree, and peanut butter. Slowly add in flour mixture and mix until well-combined.
  4. Fold ½ cup of chocolate chips into the bowl. Pour into a loaf pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Meanwhile, melt the rest of the chocolate chips in a microwave, heating in 30 seconds intervals until melted.
  6. Once the bread is baked, let cool for 20 minutes. Drizzle with melted chocolate. Let it dry, slice and enjoy!

Keywords: banana bread, healthy, chocolate, gluten-free, oil-free, vegan