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Banana Spelt Gingerbread

Banana Spelt Gingerbread


  • 1/2 cup coconut oil or ghee
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 eggs at room temperature
  • 3 large ripe bananas mashed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger finely grated
  • 1 tsp fresh turmeric finely grated
  • 2 cups sprouted spelt flour could also use a blend of rye, spelt and almond meal
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup walnuts coarsley chopped optional
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk optional


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  • In a bowl, whisk coconut oil and honey until light and fluffy.
  • Whisk in eggs one at a time.
  • Add in bananas, vanilla extract, ginger and turmeric.
  • In another bowl combine spelt, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and walnuts.
  • Add dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix until just combined. Add coconut milk if the mixture is too dry or stiff to stir.
  • Pour into a greased and lined loaf tin.
  • Optionally, slice a banana in half, and press into the top of the mixture. Sprinkle coconut sugar and cinnamon on top.
  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool in tin before removing to completely cool on a wire rack.