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Gluten Free Tropical Banana Bread with Almond Flour, Macadamia Nuts, Pineapple, and Coconut Chips is utterly delicious! - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
Gluten Free Tropical Banana Bread with Almond Flour and Macadamia Nuts
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time
1 hr 40 mins
Whether you're a gluten eater or a gluten freer-er, you're going to be AMAZED and EXCITED about the flavor and texture of this delicious Gluten Free Tropical Banana Bread with Almond Flour & Macadamia Nuts.
Course: Breakfast or Dessert
Cuisine: quick bread
Keyword: almond flour quick bread, gluten free banana bread, tropical banana bread
Servings: 12 slices
  • cups blanched almond flour
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 over ripe bananas
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract OR coconut extract
  • 1 cup chopped candied pineapple chopped
  • ½ cup crushed coconut chips reserve 2 tablespoons for topping
  • ¼ cup chopped macadamia nuts
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the almond flour, cornstarch, ground ginger, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

  3. Mash the bananas in a medium bowl. Add the eggs, Greek yogurt, maple syrup, extract. Whisk well to combine.

  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until thoroughly mixed. Stir in the chopped pineapple, coconut, and macadamia nuts (minus the reserved 2 tablespoons) until just combined.

  5. Spoon the batter evenly into a loaf pan that has been sprayed with baking spray or coconut spray.

  6. Top the loaf with the reserved coconut chips. Bake the loaf in the preheated oven for approximately 90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

  7. Cool the loaf on a wire rack for at least 60 minutes and then carefully turn it out of the pan to continue cooling.

Recipe Notes

Note - This bread slices best when completely cooled.

Tools and equipment:

loaf pan, baking spray or coconut spray, large bowl, medium bowl, whisk, wooden spoon, measuring spoons, measuring cups, cutting board, chef's knife