Paleo Banana Bread Brownies

by Evolved Chocolate

Paleo Banana Bread Brownies

Banana bread & a better duo I'll wait.
These are LITERALLY the best thing you will ever put in your mouth. No joke. The brownie layer is dense and fudgy while the bread layer is spongy, moist, and has the perfect banana flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: brownies, dairy-free, gluten free, Paleo, peanut-free
Servings: 8 servings


Banana Bread Layer

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil melted (or fat of choice)
  • 1 egg or 1 flax egg or egg substitute of choice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ tablespoon maple syrup or 1-2 tablespoons any sweetener of choice--depending on sweetness of bananas
  • 1 cup almond flour or ¼ cup cassava flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup chopped chocolate

Brownie Layer

  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil melted
  • ¼ cup 72% dark chocolate melted
  • cup coconut sugar
  • 1 egg or 1 flax egg or egg substitute of choice
  • 1 ½ tablespoons arrowroot powder
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup chopped nuts any kind (optional)


For the Banana Bread Layer

  • Mash banana in a large bowl and add oil, egg, cinnamon, and syrup. Mix well.
  • Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, and chopped chocolate.
  • Spread on the bottom of a 6" x 6" brownie pan and set aside.

For the Brownie Layer

  • Preheat your oven to 350℉.
  • In a large bowl, mix oil, chocolate, sugar, and egg.
  • Add arrowroot powder, cocoa powder, and nuts (optional).
  • Carefully pour and spread on top of banana bread layer
  • Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Let cool before serving and enjoy!


Difficulty Level: Easy
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 brownie
Servings Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 248 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 77mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 16g
Protein 4g 8%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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