Recipe: Pumpkin Banana Bread

I love love love banana bread. I especially love it when there’s pumpkin in it. The pumpkin adds flavor and nutrition, and it makes the bread is perfectly moist. Plus, I love the chocolate chips with this bread! Serving this bread with almond butter is amazing. This pumpkin bread is also vegan and whole wheat!

I adapted this recipe from Chocolate Covered Katie’s pumpkin banana bread recipe. She has amazing recipes! I highly recommend checking out her blog.

Pumpkin Banana Bread

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp. baking power
  • Sprinkle of sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. of cinnamon
  • 1/2 tbp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. all spice
  • 3 large bananas (or 3.5 small)
  • 1/2 cup pure pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 1/4 coconut sugar *
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)

* I have not tried it, but I am sure brown sugar would work, too!

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients. In a separate medium bowl mash the bananas. Add in all other wet ingredients.

Pour the wet mixture into the dry and stir together. Fold in the chocolate chips.

Pour into a 9 x 5 in. pan, and bake for thirty minutes. Turn off the oven and keep the loaf in for an extra ten minutes. Let cool completely.

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The spices before they are mixed with the dry ingredients
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In the process of combining the wet and dry mixtures to form the batter
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Two pieces of the banana bread: one with butter and one with almond butter!

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