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Almond Fresh Moist Banana Bread Recipe

Earth's Own Almond Fresh Moist Banana Bread Recipe!

Almond Fresh Moist Banana Bread Recipe!

One of the many things that I love doing is baking and since I love doing it pretty often, I like to find healthy ways to make our favorites!

We are an almond milk drinking family, if you look in our fridge, you will find vanilla, chocolate and unsweetened almond milk at all times. Anyway, I had that same dilemma we all face from time to time–the dreaded bananas in the freezer.

What do you do with them?

Make banana bread of course!
Just a little side note, I’ve stated this recipe is almost organic and I know that some of the ingredients aren’t. Please feel free to alter the recipe to your liking!
So, here is an almost organic banana bread that is super nutty and packed with goodness!

Earth's Own Almond Fresh Moist Banana Bread Recipe!

Ingredients:
  • 1/3 cup of Vanilla Earth’s Own Almond Fresh Milk
  • 3 or 4 ripe organic bananas
  • 2 free-range eggs
  • 3/4 cups of whole wheat flour or almond flour
  • 1/2 cup of Truvia or your favorite Stevia or sweetener
  • 1/2 cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla
  • 1 tsp. of baking powder
  • Non-fat cooking spray or your favorite butter or margarine
  • slivered almonds for topping (optional)
  • 1 large mixing bowl
  • 1 small mixing bowl
  • 1 plate and fork
  • 1 loaf pan (I used Pyrex)

Let's Get Started!

Earth's Own Almond Fresh Moist Banana Bread Recipe!

Mix the Dry First!

Take the flour, baking powder and stevia and place it in the large mixing bowl and begin to mix thoroughly until all the ingredients are combined fully. Set aside and move onto the next step!

Earth's Own Almond Fresh Moist Banana Bread Recipe!

Whip It Good!

Take your two eggs and break them into the small mixing bowl, whip them lightly and put them aside. Get out your plate and fork!

Earth's Own Almond Fresh Moist Banana Bread Recipe!

Squash It!

On a separate bowl, begin to squash your bananas with a fork. Squash them to your liking, if you want your bread with chunkier banana or to completely be absorbed–it’s your choice! I kept mine a bit chunkier because my family loves it that way!

Earth's Own Almond Fresh Moist Banana Bread Recipe!

Make it FRESH–With Almond Fresh!

Pour your 1/3 cup of Almond Fresh, I chose Vanilla but, you can use their unsweetened or for a tropical twist, their new Coconut Almond Milk!

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Prepare your batter!

Add mashed banana and almond milk to your dry mix, begin to mix until combined.

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Mix Until Blended.

Add the oil, vanilla and egg mixture into the batter and begin folding until the batter is completely mixed. I usually do this by hand and it turns out great!

Earth's Own Almond Fresh Moist Banana Bread Recipe!

Bake This Deliciousness!

Coat your loaf pan with butter, margarine or spray so that it doesn’t stick. Pour in the finished batter and place the loaf in the middle of the oven tray. Set oven at 325 degrees. It should cook for about an hour and until the center is fully cooked and the top is browned.

You can test it by poking the center with a toothpick. To add the slivered almonds, wait until the loaf is nearly cooked. I also added a line of fresh bananas at this time to decorate the loaf.

Earth's Own Almond Fresh Moist Banana Bread Recipe!

Pair It with a Cup of Almond Fresh and Enjoy!

Wait until loaf is completely cooled before your remove it or cut into it, once cooled–take a slice and pair it with a cup of delicious almond milk. That’s what I did and it was unbelievably delicious.

By replacing dairy in the recipe, I added Calcium and Vitamin D which  play an essential role in bone health. Most importantly, the vitamin E found in almonds (alpha-tocophenol)  is the most easily absorbed antioxidant known. It protects cells from oxidation by removing free radicals, which contribute to aging.

It’s also cholesterol-free and low in fat, which makes for a delicious, light and nutty banana bread!

 

For more information and to see the newest flavors and recipes from Almond Fresh, visit them on their website or “like” them on Facebook for great updates, here.

Have you ever replaced dairy with almond milk in your recipes?
What did you make?

Let me know, til next time–cheers m’deres!

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51 Comments

  1. Looks great! Lovely photos as always too. πŸ™‚

    I use almond milk and coconut milk in muffins myself. Love it! I`ve also started experimenting with spelt and kamut flours as a lower gluten alternative to wheat. It`s great finding ways to make favourite recipes a little healthier, isn`t it?

    1. Thank-you so much, it sure is. That's very interesting to bake with and coconut milk is delish as well.

  2. We all love Banada bread, but I haven't made it since we discovered almond milk! Thanks for your recipe, we are going to make this soon! We do use almond milk in our baked oatmeal!

    Rafflecopter Name is Anne Taylor

  3. We all love Banana bread, but I haven't made it since we discovered almond milk! Thanks for your recipe, we are going to make this soon! We do use almond milk in our baked oatmeal!

    Rafflecopter Name is Anne Taylor

  4. I love making banana bread, and always replace the dairy with soy. Haven't tried almond milk yet, but I think I will!!

  5. I've come across quite a few recipes using Earth's own almond milk, and it seems to work very well. Must try your recipe, it really looks yummy!

  6. Love this recipe. Have never used Almond Fresh for baking, but love it in my smoothies. I also like the use of Stevia. Thanks for sharing

  7. Just saw this recipe. Definitely a keeper. Healthy too. I like your additions of almonds and banana along the top. Thanks for sharing!

  8. Banana bread has always been loved by our family…but always with the same recipe…I am going to try this unique recipe and share it with all of them..thank you

  9. I love banana bread and I’ve got 2 recipes that I love but I love how your recipe has almond milk.

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