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Paleo Banana Bread (sweetener-free)

  • Author: zenbelly
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 55-60 minutes
  • Total Time: 27 minute
  • Yield: 1 loaf 1x
  • Category: breads
  • Method: bake


  • 1 1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas * (about 3 large bananas)
  • 1/4 cup palm shortening or room temperature butter (plus more for greasing the pan)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup arrowroot starch
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a 7″x3″ bread pan
  2. Combine bananas, shortening, eggs and vanilla in the bowl of a food processor and kick it on for 30 seconds or so, until combined.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the almond flour, arrowroot starch, coconut flour and salt, and then add to the food processor. Pulse 6-8 times to combine. Scraping the sides with a rubber spatula, and pulse again a few times.
  4. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 55-60 minutes, or until cooked through.
  5. Allow to cool in the pan for at least 30 minutes, and then on a wire rack until completely cool, before you cut it. If you can stand it.


* please measure your mashed banana, instead of counting whole bananas, if you want the measurements to be accurate. Bananas are like snowflakes. Sort of.

Keywords: banana bread