Cacao Banana Bread

 I love to make banana bread and because I’ve been cooking so much with cacao lately, I added it to my latest batch and it’s simply divine.

This loaf is wheat / gluten free and sugar free, only gaining the natural sweetness from the bananas. You can even make it vegan, by substituting the eggs for a mix of chia seeds and water. This creates a coagulated mixture, which is a great egg substitute.


  • Mixing bowl
  • Greased loaf tin
  • 3 ripe bananas (best when squashy)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup wheat/gluten free flour (I use doves farm)
  • Half cup brown rice flour
  • 1 sachet baking powder or half tsp
  • 1 tbl sp cacao powder
  • Quarter cup pecans or walnuts
  • 1 tbl sp chia seeds
  • 1 tbl sp linseed mix
  • Sprinkle mixed spice or cinnamon

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