Nutty Banana Bread

Got ripe bananas? Desiree shares her take on classic banana bread during her favourite time of the day, baking time.


  • 2 overripe bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons (45ml) coconut oil, melted
  • ¼ cup (60ml) plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon (5ml) pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup (120ml) maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon (5ml) baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon (3ml) ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon (2ml) salt
  • 1 ½ cups (360ml) oat flour
  • ½ cup (120ml) macadamia nuts, crushed



  1. Preheat oven to 350oF (180oC).
  2. Peel over-ripe bananas and break into a bowl. Use a fork to mash up pieces until creamy.
  3. Crack eggs into a separate bowl and whisk.
  4. Pour whisked eggs into bowl with mashed bananas and stir to combine.
  5. Pour in melted coconut oil, vanilla, Greek yogurt, and maple syrup.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Add salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and oat flour and stir to combine.
  8. Add crushed macadamia nuts and mix.
  9. Brush a loaf pan with coconut oil. Scrape mixture into loaf pan.
  10. Bake in the oven 45-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  11. Cool and enjoy!