Salted Chocolate and Banana Bread Blondies

a delicious banana-bread blondie with salted chocolate
Prep Time: 
45 minutes
Number of Servings: 
9 blondies
Recipe Source: 
Easy Allergy Free Cooking by Kayla Cappiello ($26.99, Skyhorse Publishing, 2023)



  • 2 Tbsp plant-based milk
  • 2 mashed bananas
  • 12 cup peanut butter or nut butter
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup, honey, or agave
  • 12 cup gluten-free flour
  • 14 cup sugar or coconut sugar
  • 12 tsp baking powder
  • 14 tsp baking soda


  • Sprinkle of sea salt
  • Vegan or sugar-free chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Mix wet ingredients together in one bowl. Fully combine so there are no lumps. Mix dry ingredients together in another bowl. Slowly add wet ingredients to dry bowl. Combine.
  3. Pour into a nonstick 9x9–inch baking dish. You can spray dish with light oil spray or line with parchment paper. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from oven.
  4. Immediately top with chocolate chips and salt. Let chocolate chips melt on top. Let cool for 15 minutes before serving.


  • Lower-Sugar: use a sugar substitute instead of sugar and unsweetened plant milk.
  • Nut-Free: use tahini instead of nut butter.
  • Vegan: use plant-based milk and sugar-free maple syrup or agave. Make sure your sugar is vegan.
Nutrition Info: 
With peanut butter, maple syrup, and sugar-free chocolate chips: 230 Calories, 5 g Protein, 32 g Carbohydrates, 14 g Total sugars (10 g Added sugars), 3 g Fiber, 11 g Total fat (3 g sat), 177 mg Sodium, Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)