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Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Grain-free chocolate chip banana bread is full of banana flavor, studded with dark chocolate chips and has no added sweeteners. It's perfectly moist and makes the perfect late afternoon snack.

Course Breakfast, Snack, Treats
Cuisine Gluten-free, Grain-free
Keyword banana bread, chocolate chip banana bread, healthy banana bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 10


  • 1 cup ripe mashed banana (about 3 medium mashed bananas)
  • 1/3 cup grass-fed butter or coconut oil, melted
  • 2 eggs, preferably pasture-raised, room temperature
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

Optional for topping:

  • 1-2 Tbsp dark chocolate chips
  • 1 small-medium ripe banana, sliced lengthwise or cut into rounds


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9x5 loaf pan with parchment paper and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the mashed banana, melted butter or coconut oil, eggs, apple cider vinegar and vanilla extract. Set aside.

  3. In a separate medium-sized bowl, mix together the coconut flour, cinnamon, baking soda and sea salt. Slowly mix into wet ingredients. Don't overmix! Then, gently fold in the dark chocoalte chips.

  4. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan in an even layer. Top with extra dark chocolate chips and/or banana slices, if desired. Bake in preheated oven for 40-50 mintues or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool in loaf pan for 15 minutes. Then, remove and transfer to cooling rack to cool completely before slicing.

  5. Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

These 85% dark chocolate chips are my favorite and I highly recommend!