March 18, 2016 2 min read

Matcha Vegan Banana Bread with roasted coconut flake topping, it's perfectly dense, moist, and spongy

Welcome back to Kenko Tea’s video recipe feature!

Today we have a delicious vegan baking recipe to get busy with this weekend -  Vegan Matcha Coconut Banana Bread by the awesome Tess Begg.

Tess is a regular contributor to Kenko Tea’s recipe collection. She’s created scores of magnificent vegan recipes, everything from healthy meals to sweet matcha desserts. Check out her inspiring works here:

Now, this Matcha Banana Bread is egg-free and dairy-free, but still has that dense, moist and spongy consistency we love baked goods to have.

Topped with coconut flakes and filled with banana and matcha flavours, this delicious treat can be served for breakfast, lunch or as a snack at anytime of the day.

So, let’s get started!

Matcha Green Tea Coconut Banana Bread

Vegan, egg-free, dairy-free green tea matcha banana bread with coconut flakes


  • 1 cup plain flour
  • ½ cup buckwheat flour
  • 1 tsp Kenko green tea powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 large ripe banana
  • 2 tbsp brown rice malt syrup
  • ⅓ cup almond milk (or other dairy-free milk)
  • ⅓ cup coconut flakes (more or less to suit taste)


  1. Mix plain flour, buckwheat flour, matcha, baking powder in a bowl
  2. Smash the banana until smooth
  3. Mix malt syrup into mashed banana until combined
  4. Combine flour and banana mixture together
  5. Add milk and mix thoroughly until getting a doughy batter
  6. Mix in coconut flakes
  7. Transfer the batter to the lined baking pan
  8. Sprinkle some coconut flakes on top
  9. Bake at 170 C for 30-35 minutes
  10. Cut into slices and enjoy!

Green Tea coco banana bread vegan recipe, egg-free, dairy-free, easy to make, and super delicious

This is a perfect recipe to make and enjoy this weekend. Click on the video below to see some more pro tips.


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