Chocolate Cinnamon Bread

If you too have a teenage boy then you understand the struggle with keeping them fed 24/7! Sometimes I feel my full-time job is keeping him fed! In trying to limit the packaged snacks I often cook muffins, energy bites, and bread to keep on hand.

That is where my chocolate cinnamon bread was born. Usually, it’s all about the banana bread so I switched it up this time. Also, I went with whole wheat flour but you can totally make this GF with GF flour or oat flour. Not sure about almond as that would be a different ratio. Overall just a few ingredients and voila you have yourself a healthy snack.

This can also be made vegan by swapping the eggs for flax eggs. Go crazy and add your own mix-ins. Of course, I went with chocolate chips, because why not? But don’t stop there, try raisins, walnuts, pecans…

After it is cooled, I like to slice them up, wrap them individually and leave them in the fridge. This makes it easy for grab & go snacking. I highly recommend heating your slice up in the toaster and smothering the top with nut butter or any butter really! Get baking and enjoy!

Chocolate Cinnamon Bread

cherise.mazur
Easy bread with no bananas this time! Can be made GF and Vegan. Slice up and sahre for snacking.

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour (can sub GF or regular flour)
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon (more for sprinkle on top before baking)
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 eggs or flax eggs
  • 1/4 cup maple syrupp or honey
  • mix in such as chocolate chips, walnuts, pecans, raisins (not necessarly all but choose what you like and measure with your soul!)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Grease a baking loaf pan (or use parchment paper)
  • In a large bowl mix the dry ingredients. Separatey mix the wet ingreditnets.
  • Add the wet to the dry (there is a science to this apparantly)
  • Add your mix ins – Ilike to save some to sprinkle on top before baking
  • Option to sprinkle a bit more cinnoman on top before baking too
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until done
  • Let cool. Slice. Wrap. Add to fridge. Enjoy!

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