Level Up Chocolate Ricotta Banana Bread – Tired of the same old? Try my Chocolate Ricotta Banana Bread because once you have the chocolate version, you’ll never look back!
INGREDIENTS Level Up Chocolate Ricotta Banana Bread
1 1/2 cups flour
1 cup coconut (palm) sugar
pinch of Himalayan salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
2 mashed bananas (overripe)
2 tsp real vanilla extract
1/2 cup our homemade ricotta
1/2 cup applesauce
1 TB yogurt
1/2 to 1 cup of bittersweet chocolate chunks
Heat oven to 350F
Spray a loaf pan with cooking spray and
Whisk dry ingredients in one bowl
Then, in another bowl whip eggs, add bananas and mash with a fork
After that, add the vanilla, ricotta, applesauce and yogurt.
Mix wet ingredients with a wooden spoon or spatula.
Lastly, add wet ingredients to dry ingredients, stirring gently until they are blended
and fold in chocolate chunks
Bake in center of oven and start checking with toothpick at 50 minutes until toothpick is clean (except for melted chocolate). After that, pull out of oven and cool for 10 minutes and then turn out onto oven rack. If you like this try our seasonal blueberry coffee cake.
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