Chocolate Golden Spiced Banana Bread

October 09, 2020 2 min read

Emma Swanston is an amazing baker, fitness lover and health and nutrition coach. We are constantly amazed by her content and if you scroll through her Instagram page you will see why.  It is full of decedent sweet things all made from the healthiest ingredients.  Our favourite so far is the Chocolate Golden Spiced Banana Bread and so we've shared the recipe below ...


2  over ripe bananas

3 eggs – vegan friends sub flax/chia egg or your fave egg placers
4 Tablespoons of cashew butter
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1 Tablespoon of honey or maple syrup

1/2 cup of coconut flour

2 Tablespoons of cacao powder

1 teaspoon of turmeric
1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon each of ginger, nutmeg, cardamom & cloves

1/2 teaspoon of baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Optional add-ins

1 teaspoon of maca powder – for hormone balance
2 scoops of collagen – for extra protein and gut healing goodness

For the topping

2 Tablespoon of  coconut flakes
2 Tablespoon of  dried cranberries
Banana Bread from Emma Swanston


1 – Pre-heat oven to 175’C/350/F

2 – Grease/line a loaf pan and set aside (

3 – Place all ingredients (apart from the toppings) into a food processor or blender and process until smooth and well combined. You could also just mash/stir in a bowl if you prefer

4 – Pour into your prepared loaf pan
5 – Sprinkle with toppings
6 – Bake for 30-40 minutes until a tooth pick has just a few moist crumbs attached when inserted into the centre.
7 – Slice and Devour.
Banana bread with coconut and cranberries

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