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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread with Coconut Oil

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread with Coconut Oil

Ever since I completed my website overhaul, life has been good. It’s been relaxing. I’m so happy.

I spent a lot, a LOT, of hours on redoing my website. I would work on it during the day, come back home and work on it all evening. I wouldn’t be able to fall asleep until 2 am sometimes because all I could think about was a list of things that had to be done. I was so stressed, and everyone at work could tell.

Now that it is finished, I feel like I have so much extra time on my hands! And I use that free time by…. working on my website more! Haha. It’s a vicious cycle but I love it.

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread with Coconut Oil

One of the other things I have time to do more of now is cook and bake. This chocolate chip banana bread with coconut oil being one of those things. This recipe was created by my unwillingness to use up the rest of my butter on the recipe, and thus had to find a substitution. Easy fix – coconut oil! Everyone is using coconut oil for literally everything these days, and banana bread seemed to be an appropriate addition.

(Once again, I was right).

This banana bread was SO moist. Perfectly chocolatey. With just a hint of coconut coming through. I legit did not feel bad about eating half of the loaf before Adam came home, because a) i’m selfish, and b) it’s barely unhealthy. See that? Barely unhealthy. Which practically means it’s healthy.

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread with Coconut Oil

The other ingredients in this banana bread included a bit of yogurt, a couple super nasty brown bananas, half whole wheat and half white flour, and your other usual baking suspects.

You will love this recipe, trust me.

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread with Coconut Oil

Ingredients:

1/3 cup coconut oil melted and cooled to room temperature
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup plain yogurt
2 ripe bananas mashed
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs whisked
1 cup flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/3 cup chocolate chips

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees and lightly grease a baking/bread pan
  2. Combine all the wet ingredients together in one bowl and beat, until thoroughly mixed. Ensure the banana is completely mashed up.
  3. In a second bowl combine all the dry ingredients, except for the chocolate chips
  4. Slowly combine the dry ingredients into the wet, being careful to not over mix. Stir in half of the chocolate chips
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan. Sprinkle the rest of the chocolate chips on top.
  6. Place in oven and bake for approx 50 minutes. Take it out at that time, and insert a toothpick. If it comes out clean, allow bread to cool.
  7. Transfer to a cooling rack after 15 minutes

Pin for Later!

Delicious chocolate chip banana bread made with coconut oil. Every bite is moist, chocolate-y, and best of all: healthy!

What About You?

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  1. healthyezsweet

    8 March

    I feel like I would get more done if I couldn’t sleep until it was well, done, but I’m one of those people that always konks out early! My fave stress relievers include eating things like this delicious choc chip banana bread 😉

    • beverleyc

      9 March

      Haha lucky you! Ooo i’m sure this will help you a LOT 😉

  2. I am so happy for you!!! It’s crazing how much time the tech side of blogging takes up! This bread looks AHMAAAAYZING. Pinning ASAP! I need this in my life.

    • beverleyc

      10 March

      Aww thanks girl! and for sure! blogging is legit a second job

  3. haukehawk

    12 March

    Anything with bananas I’m in, especially a good banana bread!! 😀
    Wow, your new blog is looking good, Beverley! Really excited about what’s more to come! We’re rooting for you over here in Germany 🙂

    • beverleyc

      13 March

      thank you!! you are so kind 🙂 i need all the support i can get, especially the good kind from Germany hehe

  4. Natcha

    6 July

    Wow you did this website yourself? It is beautiful and functional too.

    • beverleyc

      7 July

      I did!! Thank you so much 🙂

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