Honey Almond & Flax Quick Bread with Coconut Flakes

Yep, that title is a mouth full. So is the bread!

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I can’t seem to come up with recipe titles, without mentioning most of the ingredients 🙂

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Let’s chat about the benefits of FLAX

  • Omega-3 essential fatty acids, “good” fats that have been shown to have heart-healthy effects.
  • Lignans, which have both plant estrogen and antioxidant qualities.
  • Fiber. Flaxseed contains both the soluble and insoluble types.

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I love the added texture of the coconut flake topping. Simple but adds to the taste of the entire bread.

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Bread that is Paleo?

Yes. If you are a bread lover like me, but want it Paleo. This is the one for you.

It is dense. Has good texture without being too spongy – like some Paleo baked products tend to have.

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The flax and combination of almond flour and almond meal, help make it more bread like.

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Honey Almond & Flax Quick Bread with Coconut Flakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup ground flax meal
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 heaping teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tablespoons coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 coconut flakes

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a loaf pan or line it with parchment paper.
  2. Combine the dry ingredients – almond meal, almond flour, flax meal, spices and baking soda in a small bowl.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the eggs, honey, coconut oil, coconut milk and vanilla extract.
  4. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mixing with a spatula until just blended.
  5. Pour into prepared loaf pan.  Sprinkle coconut flakes evenly on top. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean and the top center fills firm to the touch.
  6. Let cool on rack. Slice and enjoy with ghee, butter or plain! Great for a breakfast bread or as a snack with coffee, of course!

Enjoy!

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