Banana Bread

Approximate Ratio 2:1 (for 3:1, see notes below)

Calories for each serving 188 (makes 2 servings)

Clara saw her sister eating banana bread and requested hers to be exactly the same as her sisters’… so i had to make this with a little bit of banana but couldn’t use too much of it like a regular banana bread because of the carb.  If your diet allows, add more banana and omit the syrup.

Ingredients

1/4C (28g) of almond flour

1T (2g) Splenda

1/8t (0.2g) ground cinnamon

1/8 (0.6g) teaspoon of baking soda

1/10 (0.6g) teaspoon of salt

1.5T (21g) of butter softened— can be more if you need more fat

1/2 (25g) eggs

1/8 t (1g) vanilla extract

1T (15g) banana syrup (DaVinci)

1/2 oz (14g) banana, mashed

Optional: 1/4 oz walnuts chopped and roasted — about 3-4 halves

Note: I have used a mini loaf pan, which was about 2″ x 4″


Directions

Preheat oven to 325 F

Mix all the wet ingredients together.  Mix all the dry ingredients well and add to the wet mixture.  Add mashed banana.

Butter the pan and pour the batter in.  Bake for 20-25 minutes.  If you’re making these as mini muffins, bake for 15 minutes.

Cool on wire rack.

 

Notes

To make the ratio 3:1, increase the butter to 41g, or serve 2:1 recipe with butter cream frosting.

Recipe for butter cream frosting

2T (28g) Butter, softened at room temperature (not melted!)

2T (4g) Splenda or Truvia (it will depend on how sweet you want it to be)

pinch salt

1/4t (2g) vanilla flavor (Frontier alcohol-free)

1/2t  (2.5g) Heavy Cream
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Categories: Breakfast, Dessert, Snacks

Author:Tiffany

Tiffany started making keto meals for her daughter Clara in 2010, after Clara’s diagnosis with Infantile Spasm. While tough at times, managing between the strict requirements of the diet, Clara’s very sophisticated sense of taste, an older daughter whose overwhelming enthusiasm to help is only rivaled by her ability to make a much bigger mess in the process, and a dog who is determined to eat Clara’s leftovers to the detriment of her own waistline, Tiffany is grateful that her hands are being used to heal Clara. Tiffany hopes this website would be especially helpful to those working or single moms who do not have the time to design and try out new meals. Bon appetit to all the keto kids in the world!

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12 Comments on “Banana Bread”

  1. Theresa
    March 7, 2014 at 12:57 pm #

    I have used this as a base for other recipes. It is very good. Same base add blueberries and make muffins. I have added apples and raisins to make another type of bread. It is all very good. Thank you so much. I am a beginner in cooking and eating this way. It sure helps when you want something sweet. Thank you.

  2. David
    December 1, 2013 at 6:43 pm #

    How long do I cook if I make a regular sized loaf? Also, do I just double the recipe above?

    Thanks!

    • December 10, 2013 at 6:22 am #

      A full size loaf usually takes between 45 min and 1 hour. The pan Tiffany used was very small, I think you would need to quadruple the amounts listed here for a full size loaf pan.

  3. July 24, 2012 at 10:58 pm #

    Okay, I cooked it a little longer and it was perfect! Thanks for your help!

    • July 25, 2012 at 3:04 am #

      great! the baking time and temperature varies with each oven, so i’m glad you were able to find the right baking time for your oven! i hope Jack liked them…

  4. July 17, 2012 at 8:08 pm #

    Thank you, Tiffany!

  5. July 15, 2012 at 9:10 pm #

    When I make this, it’s always really oily at the bottom. Am I not cooking it long enough or can I use coconut oil in place of some of the butter? I am not a great cook, so it’s impossible for me to figure some of these things out.

    Thank you!

    • July 15, 2012 at 9:24 pm #

      hi sara,
      I haven’t run into the same problem yet. maybe try baking it for another 5-10 minutes? since every oven is different, you might want to try that. also, make sure your butter in softened at room temperature, not melted. you should definitely play around with the recipe to find what is perfect for you. try the coconut oil, that might be helpful.

  6. April
    May 17, 2012 at 12:48 am #

    I made this for Aidan and he is loving it for lunches! He has been refusing his proteins at school and this doesn’t even feel like a protein. Thanks so much. I am going to try a pumpkin bread this way next.

    • Tiffany
      May 17, 2012 at 1:22 am #

      it is always great to hear that kids enjoy these recipes. i have a recipe for pumpkin muffins, which i can post another day. if you are using pumpkin puree, add little bit of ground cloves and ground nutmeg to complement the pumpkin taste.

  7. kristin ayres
    May 7, 2012 at 11:47 pm #

    How many mini muffins would make a serving?

    • Tiffany
      May 8, 2012 at 5:42 am #

      this whole batch makes 2 servings (one serving is 3.7g of carb), so if you yield 6 mini muffins, 3 of them will be one serving… each muffin should be 1.2g of carb. The carb is high due to banana, so if you don’t use fresh banana at all and only use banana flavor DaVinci Syrup, the carb will be significantly lower (2.3g per serving), and ratio will be around 2.5:1.

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