Calling all banana bread lovers! Don’t miss out on this drool-worthy compilation of 29 mouth-watering banana bread recipes!
Bananas have a way of ripening on the counter before you can eat them all. Even if you eat a banana every day you’ll inevitably end up with a couple black-skinned bananas. So what to do with this ripened fruit before it goes bad?
Of course, making banana bread is the first thing you’d think of, but this can be a bit trickier when you’re eating and cooking grain-free.
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But don’t worry! It’s very simple to make Paleo-friendly banana bread, and there are countless ways to do so. From cashew butter banana bread to coconut-based banana cookies to chocolate chip zucchini banana squares, and everything in between, there are Paleo-approved banana bread recipes for all palates in this roundup.
If you’re tired of traditional banana bread, never fear! You’ll find many recipes in this collection for banana bread made into cookies, waffles, scones, and much more! There’s even a banana cream layer cake.
So grab a bunch of those overripe bananas and use them in one of these awesome Paleo banana bread recipes. You’ll be so glad you did!
Think you can’t have banana bread when avoiding eggs and nuts? Think again; this banana loaf is completely AIP-approved!
Recipe: Eat Heal Thrive | Banana Loaf
Banana Bread (Paleo, Grain-free, Gluten-free)
This coconut and almond flour banana bread is studded with crunchy cacao nibs. It’s a slightly fancier take on an old favorite.
Recipe: Slim Palate | Banana Bread (Paleo, Grain-free, Gluten-free)
Black Bottom Banana Bread
How do you take an old standby banana bread recipe to the next level? Add a layer of chocolate!
Recipe: Living Healthy with Chocolate | Black Bottom Banana Bread
No Paleo banana bread roundup would be complete without the Civilized Caveman’s famous recipe! It can be made into muffins, with coconut flour, with almond flour, and with any mix-ins you choose.
Recipe: Civilized Caveman Cooking | Banana Bread
Coffee Cake Banana Bread
If you love cinnamon crumble coffee cake, you’ll definitely want to make Juli Bauer of PaleOMG’s Coffee Cake Banana Bread!
Recipe: PaleOMG | Coffee Cake Banana Bread
Paleo Blueberry Banana Bread
Add a fresh and sweet pop to banana bread by mixing in blueberries. This would be wonderful with breakfast or for dessert.
Recipe: The Little Green Spoon | Paleo Blueberry Banana Bread
Coconut Flour Banana Bread
Want a grain-free and nut-free banana bread recipe? This one is fluffy, soft, and would be wonderful with some mini chocolate chips mixed in the batter.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Coconut Flour Banana Bread
Banana Walnut Bread
Add extra texture to banana bread with crunchy and nutritious walnuts. The resulting loaf would be a great brunch side dish.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Banana Walnut Bread
Tigernut Coconut Bread
Get some healthy prebiotic fiber from tigernuts and some healthy fats from coconut with this awesome take on banana bread.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Tigernut Coconut Bread
Double Chocolate Banana Bread
Bananas, cocoa, chocolate chips, and espresso powder; all these amazing ingredients are great additions to this dessert-like take on banana bread.
Recipe: Better with Cake | Double Chocolate Banana Bread
Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread
Want other fruit besides bananas in your bread? This loaf features apricots, figs, pineapple, and more.
Recipe: The View From Great Island | Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread
Banana Bread Bombs
These simple “cookies” have the taste and texture of banana bread with a fraction of the baking time. Perfect when you want a healthy treat that is easy and quick.
Recipe: Cavegirl Cuisine | Banana Bread Bombs
Chocolate Chip Paleo Zucchini Bread
Banana and zucchini squares studded with gooey dark chocolate are the perfect decadent dessert.
Recipe: Well Plated | Chocolate Chip Paleo Zucchini Bread
Paleo Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Creamy cashew butter makes a great flour substitute in this bread packed with bananas, zucchini, cocoa, and chocolate chips.
Recipe: Runing to the Kitchen | Paleo Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Paleo Banana Bread Mug Cake
A big Paleo banana muffin that takes less than five minutes, start to finish? It’s a real thing, and it is a great grain-free afternoon snack.
Recipe: The Roasted Root | Paleo Banana Bread Mug Cake
Banana Bread Macaroons
Paleo and vegan coconut cookies make the perfect healthy treat.
Recipe: Empowered Sustenance | Banana Bread Macaroons
Healthy 3 Ingredient Paleo Banana Bread Cookies
There are just three simple ingredients — four if you want chocolate chips — in these cookies. It can’t get much easier than that!
Recipe: The Big Man’s World | Healthy 3 Ingredient Paleo Banana Bread Cookies
Paleo Almond Butter Banana Bread
Who doesn’t love creamy almond butter? This recipe proves that it makes a great swap for flour. The almond butter lends a nutty flavor that can’t be beat.
Recipe: The Thin Kitchen | Paleo Almond Butter Banana Bread
Paleo Banana Bread French Toast
Soft Paleo banana bread studded with cacao nibs is made into a Paleo version of French toast for a truly decadent grain-free breakfast dish.
Recipe: Forageddish | Paleo Banana Bread French Toast
Pressure Cooker Paleo Banana Bread
This soft and fluffy paleo banana loaf is baked in a pressure cooker! Genius!
Recipe: The Paleo Gypsy | Pressure Cooker Paleo Banana Bread
Paleo Banana Bread — Egg and Nut-Free
Have some food sensitivities beyond gluten? Try this allergy-friendly chocolate chip banana muffin recipe. It’s sure to make the perfect snack or dessert.
Recipe: Tessa the Domestic Diva | Paleo Banana Bread — Egg and Nut-Free
Paleo Banana Bread Donuts
Get your donut fix in a healthy, banana bread-fied way with this recipe. A cup of hot coffee would be perfect with these.
Recipe: Lexi’s Clean Kitchen | Paleo Banana Bread Donuts
Grain-Free Banana Scones
Enjoy one of these Paleo banana scones with honey almond butter topping with your afternoon cup of tea.
Recipe: Eating 4 Balance | Grain-Free Banana Scones
Best Ever Banana Bread Pancakes
Fluffy pancakes that taste just like banana bread and are Paleo-friendly? Yes please!
Recipe: Hold the Grain | Best Ever Banana Bread Pancakes
Cinnamon Banana Waffles
There’s nothing like a fluffy, delicious waffle for breakfast on the weekend. Try this naturally sweetened recipe that uses bananas.
Recipe: PaleOMG | Cinnamon Banana Waffles
Paleo Banana Cake with Coconut Whipped Cream
Banana bread doesn’t get much fancier than this layered Paleo banana cake with fluffy whipped coconut cream.
Recipe: Culinary Couture Blog | Paleo Banana Cake with Coconut Whipped Cream
Paleo Banana Upside Down Cake
Banana upside down cake gets a makeover with this innovative recipe. It’s sure to impress!
Recipe: Bakerita | Paleo Banana Upside Down Cake
Microwave Banana Bread English Muffin
Banana bread meets English muffin — the resulting recipe is perfection!
Recipe: The Big Man’s World | Microwave Banana Bread English Muffin
Banana Cinnamon Teacake
This teacake uses nutritious gelatin “eggs” instead of regular eggs for those who are sensitive to them. Serve with hot tea, of course!
Recipe: Healing Family Eats | Banana Cinnamon Teacake
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