Banana Bread

Technically, banana’s are a no-no if you want to remain in ketosis following the LCHF lifestyle as they’re quite high in carbohydrates (a medium banana has about 26 grams of carbs). But if you’re into endurance sports and need something to eat before, during and after training, then this is great. You can also make them into little muffins which are easier to consume ‘on the go’. And remember that these two bananas will be divided up into between about 12 slices/muffins (you get around 12g of carbs per serving according to my fitness pal).

Makes 1 loaf


You will need:

  • 100g butter
  • 50g macadamia oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 50g zylitol or stevia
  • 5ml vanilla
  • 2 bananas (mashed)
  • 160g almond flour
  • 100g coconut flour
  • 5ml baking powder
  • 5ml bicarbonate of soda
  • 50ml boiling water
  • 5ml cinnamon (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 180˚C.
  2. Cream together butter, oil and sweetener.
  3. Add the eggs and beat well.
  4. Add the bananas and the vanilla and beat.
  5. Add the flours, baking powder and cinnamon and mix well.
  6. Dissolve the bicarb in the boiling water and add to the mixture, blending well.
  7. Pour into a greased loaf tin and level off the top.
  8. Bake for 50 minutes until cooked through.

banana break nutritional facts

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