This easy gluten free banana bread is moist, healthy, and just as delicious as regular banana bread! Made with simple, clean ingredients, chocolate chips, and all purpose gluten free flour for a recipe you’ll come back to again and again. Perfect for breakfast or a mid day snack! Gluten free, dairy free, and naturally sweetened.
- 3 large ripe bananas, mashed – 1 1/2 cups worth
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 1/3 cup avocado oil or melted and cooled coconut oil
- 1/2 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 cups (296 grams ) gluten free flour blend – I used Bob’s Red Mill 1:1
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 3/4 cup chocolate chips, optional – can substitute with chopped nuts
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Grease a 9×5 loaf pan and line with parchment paper so it hangs over the long edge of the pan. I like to use small binder clips to hold the parchment paper down on each long side of the pan as pictured above. This makes lifting the loaf out of the pan much easier.
- Mix together wet ingredients. Add mashed bananas, beaten eggs, avocado oil, coconut sugar, and vanilla extract to a large bowl and whisk to combine.
- Mix together dry ingredients and combine with wet ingredients. In another bowl whisk together gluten free flour blend, baking soda, kosher salt. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir to combine. You don’t have to worry about over-mixing with gluten free flour like you do with regular flour, so stir thoroughly until no more spots of dry flour remain. Stir in the chocolate chips or nuts if using.
- Transfer batter to the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top. Add an extra handful of chocolate chips to the top of the loaf if desired.
- Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour and 15 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean.
- Allow to cool before removing from the pan and slicing.
This recipe calls for 3 large ripe bananas, but you’ll want to mash and then measure them to make sure you have enough for 1 1/2 cups. If you’re a bit short you can add applesauce to make up for however much more you need.
If you plan to eat it within a few days there’s no need to refrigerate your banana bread. In fact, refrigerating baked goods can cause them to dry out sooner. This gf / df banana bread can be stored in an air tight container in a cool place on the countertop for 3-4 days. If storing for longer transfer to the refrigerator where it will keep for up to 6 days.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 1 hour
- Category: bread
- Method: oven
- Cuisine: american
Keywords: baking, bananas, banana bread, healthy, gluten free, dairy free