Gluten-free Banana Bread

Gluten-Free Banana Bread

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: Gluten-Free
Servings: 10
Calories: 191kcal


  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt optional or pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cup 72 g* almond flour (Almond Meal)
  • 1/4 cup 26g* coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 eggs or for Vegan option, replace with 3 x Chia Seed eggs**
  • 1 cup 250 g of mashed banana (about 2 very ripe bananas)
  • 1/4 cup blackstrap molasses* – could also use maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 cup about 60 grams chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup) raisins dates or prunes


  • Preheat your oven to 180° C – middle rack.
  • Line small loaf tin (20cm x 10cm) with baking paper.
  • Using a fork blend all the dry ingredients together.
  • Add the wet ingredients together, blend well, and then mix them into the dry ingredients. Mix to ensure well blended.
  • Top with slivered almonds or shredded coconut, if desired.
  • Bake for 40-50 mins or until the top is browned and a knife inserted in the middle of the bread comes out clean.
  • (I tend to cook for closer to 50 mins.)
  • Makes one loaf — Servings: 8-10


* All of these can be found in the supermarket
Rice syrup cheaper option and slower release sugar.
** Vegan option egg replacement: 1 egg = 1 tablespoon Chia Seeds mixed with 2.5-3 tablespoons water. Mix and leave to thicken for @ 15mins
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