Kickstart Espresso-Chocolate Banana Bread


The first time I made this recipe, I brought it camping for everyone to try. It turned into our favourite camping breakfast.

Kickstart Espresso-Chocolate Banana Bread

Prep Time: 15-20
Bake Time: 60 mins
Yields: 6-7 slices


  • 4 Tbsp ground flax seeds.
  • 12 Tbsp warm water (180 ml).
  • 2 cups oat flour.
  • 1 1/2 cup coconut sugar.
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder.
  • 2 tsp baking soda.
  • Pinch salt.
  • 3/4 cup dark chocolate chunks.
  • 4 very ripe bananas.
  • 1/3 cup almond milk.
  • 2 espresso shots.
  • 3 Tbsp coconut oil, melted.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl, stir in ground flax seeds in the warm water. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients; oat flour, coconut sugar, cacao powder, baking soda, salt, and chocolate chunks. Set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl, mash your ripe bananas with a masher or fork. Then add the rest of your wet ingredients; flax seed mixture, almond milk, espresso, and coconut oil. Mix well.
  5. Pour your wet ingredients into the dry ingredient's bowl. Mix well.
  6. Pour mixture into a non-stick bread pan, then place in the oven. Bake for 60 minutes.
  7. When you're banana bread is ready, simply pull it out of the oven, let it sit for 30 minutes and enjoy!


Feel free to add an additional espresso shot to intensify the coffee flavour.

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