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Dairy Free Coconut Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

This recipe takes banana bread to the next level! If you're craving something sweet with coconut, this is an easy recipe that's delicious for breakfast, with afternoon tea, or for dessert.
Servings 8
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins


  • 1/2 cup of your favorite dairy free milk
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegan margarine Earth Balance, softened
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour white or gluten free will work too
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3 mashed very ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup dairy free chocolate chips I used these.
  • 1/2 cup sweetened flake coconut


  • In a small cup, mix your milk and the vinegar together. Let it sit for 5 minutes while you follow the rest of the preparations, so that the milk curdles a bit.
  • Preheat your oven to 350°F. Grease your loaf pan, and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together your margarine and sugar until well combined and smooth. To that mixture, add your flour, baking powder, and baking soda.Give it a good mixing with a fork to combine it well.
  • Next, add your bananas, milk, vanilla, and 1/4 cup coconut. Mix well until smooth. Gently fold in 1/4 cup of the chocolate chips.
  • Scoop the mixture into your prepared loaf pan, and top with the remaining chips and coconut. Press the chips and coconut down a bit to help them stick.
  • If you’re baking in a glass loaf pan, you’ll want to bake the loaf for about 50 mins. A tin pan will take 5 or 10 minutes less, so keep an eye on it and be sure to test the middle to confirm that it’s done. Let it rest on a wire rack for 10 minutes, then try not to eat the whole loaf!
Calories: 294kcal
Course: Breakfast, Dessert


Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 278mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 360IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 2mg

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