A loaf of gluten free banana bread with several slices cut.
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Gluten Free Banana Bread

A healthy gluten free banana bread recipe, perfect for any occasion. Choose between a classic banana bread, or flavor additions, such as blueberries, raspberries or chocolate chips. Make this recipe your own favorite banana bread recipe! Caramelized bananas add a ton of sweetness, meaning this loaf needs very little added sugar.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread, best, caramelized bananas, chocolate chip, gluten free, healthy
Servings: 12 slices
Calories: 240kcal
Author: Michelle Miller

Ingredients

  • 4 medium bananas ripe
  • coconut oil to spray
  • 3/4 cup oat flour gluten free, if necessary
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup flax meal
  • 2 tablespoons moscavado or sub brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup walnuts optional

Streusel Topping

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons oats gluten free, if necessary
  • 1 tablespoon walnuts or pecans chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon moscavado
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

Blueberry Pecan*

  • 1 cup blueberries fresh or frozen
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped finely

Raspberry Chocolate Chip*

Instructions

  • Slice 4 ripe bananas lengthwise. Add them to a baking tray, and spray them lightly with coconut oil.
  • Broil bananas in the Sharp Superheated Steam Countertop Oven for 10 minutes, until the tops of the bananas have begun to brown.
  • Line a 9x5 loaf pan with parchment or baking paper, and set aside.
  • Mix together optional streusel topping ingredients. See notes below for variations on streusel topping for the Blueberry Pecan and Raspberry Chocolate Chip variations.
  • If using a conventional oven, preheat oven to broil, and broil bananas for 15 minutes, or until tops have begun to brown.
  • In a mixing bowl, add oat flour, almond flour, flax meal, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Mix to combine.
  • In a smaller bowl, add yogurt, eggs, and coconut oil (melted). Mix well to combine, and then pour into the bowl with dry ingredients. Stir until just combined.
  • Add caramelized bananas to batter, along with walnuts, or optional additions (blueberries, raspberries or chocolate chips). If adding chocolate chips, allow the bananas to cool before mixing in to the batter, otherwise the chocolate will melt. Fold additional ingredients into batter.
  • Pour the batter into prepared loaf pan, and top with the optional streusel topping.
  • Bake in the Sharp Superheated Steam Countertop Oven at 350º F for 32 minutes.
  • If baking in a conventional oven, preheat oven to 350º F and bake for 45-52 minutes, or until the center is set and the top is golden brown.

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Notes

*For the streusel topping on the blueberry pecan, I used 1 1/2 tablespoons oats, 1 tablespoon chopped pecans, 1 tablespoon moscavado and 1 tablespoon coconut oil.
**For the streusel topping on the raspberry chocolate chip, I used 2 tablespoons oats, 1 tablespoon chopped dark chocolate chips, 1 tablespoon moscavado and 1 tablespoon coconut oil.
***Nutrition Facts are for classic Banana Walnut only.

Nutrition

Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 314mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 3.4mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 1.2mg