Strawberry Banana Bread


2015/03/26 by nikkiledford

My husband was happily munching on this for breakfast this morning!

I love using freeze-dried fruit in paleo baked goods because there’s a great concentration of  flavor and sweetness without the potential complication of adding too much moisture to the recipe. You could also try this with some freeze-dried blueberries, pineapple, or mango!


Strawberry Banana Bread

3 large bananas, ripe
1/2 c. tapioca starch
1/3 c. coconut flour
1/4 c. coconut sugar
3 eggs, room temperature
1/2 c. coconut oil
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. baking soda
pinch of salt

1 bag freeze-dried strawberries (about 1 c.)

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a small bowl, sift together coconut flour, starch, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a medium bowl, mash bananas.
  4. Add eggs, sugar, and vanilla to the bananas. Mix well.
  5. Stir in the coconut oil.
  6. Fold in the strawberries.
  7. Pour batter into a parchment lined or greased loaf pan.
  8. Bake for 40 mins or so until middle is set.

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