Banana Coffee Cake Bread

What you'll need for the bread:

  • 3 brown bananas, mashed
  •  ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup almond butter (or other nut/seed butter)
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch of salt

{C}{C}{C}What you'll need for the yummy topping:

  • 4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) grass fed butter, at room temperature (or coconut oil)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ cup pecans, crushed


1.    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8.5×4.5 baking dish with oil then line the middle with parchment paper. It will make it easier to remove from the pan without it coming apart.

2.    In a large bowl, mix together bananas, maple syrup, vanilla extract, eggs, and almond butter.

3.    Then add coconut flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt and mix well.

4.    Pour batter into baking dish. Place on a baking sheet.

5.    In a small bowl, add butter, coconut sugar, almond flour, cinnamon, and pecans. Use your hands to mix the toppings together.

6.    Place chunks of the toppings all around the top of the banana bread mixture.

7.    Place in oven to bake for 50 minutes.

8.    Remove from oven, place on cooling rack and let rest for 5-10 minutes before cutting and serving.


Luckily for me, my husband isn't a picky eater.  Whatever I make he eats, which makes him my tester - good or bad he tastes all my kitchen creations. This one only lasted two days in my house, he devoured the whole thing and then told me it is definitely a recipe to make again!