Better Chocolate Banana Loaf

Better Chocolate Banana Loaf

"A perfect recipe to use up those ripe bananas and avocados in the fridge!" Jasmine Kwok RD, BSc of By using chickpea flour this recipe bumps up the protein and fiber, you even get healthy omegas from the walnuts and avocado! If you are interested in learning more about deliciously doable recipes with balanced nutrients like protein, fiber, and omegas, check out the Better Nutrition Basics™ Program.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course banana loaf, chocolate, fiber, omega-3
Servings 8



  • 2 medium ripe bananas mashed
  • 1/2 ripe avocado mashed
  • 3 tbsp butter or coconut oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup walnuts



  • Preheat your oven to 350 F.
  • Combine the wet ingredients together: bananas, avocado,
  • coconut oil/butter, egg, vanilla extract, and honey.
  • Combine dry ingredients together: chickpea flour, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder.
  • Mix together the wet and dry mixtures. Pour mixture into a lightly oiled or non-stick loaf pan.
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.


Notes: Alongside a cup of my favorite fortified soy milk, this is a perfect snack for that mid-afternoon slump, or my pre-workout before my longer runs. Hope you enjoy!
Keyword banana, chocolate, loaf