Banana Bread

Banana Bread Recipe

This home-made Banana bread is a great way of using up those over-ripe bananas. It is gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free


  • 3 x small- medium ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup of gluten free oats
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract/powder
  • 1/4 cup of xylitol
  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil, softened
  • 1/4 cup non-dairy milk, I use coconut or almond milk
  • 1 cup gluten free flour
  • 1/4 cup ground almonds
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup of raisins/other dried fruit


  1. Bake the bananas in their skins for 20 minutes in a pre-heated oven at 180 degrees celsius
  2. Add the oats, xylitol, vanilla, eggs, coconut oil and milk to a large bowl, combine and leave to soak for about 10 minutes
  3. Allow bananas to cool slightly, remove skins and mash in a large bowl
  4. Add the bananas, including any liquid, to the oat mixture
  5. Add the remaining ingredients (flour, baking powder, bicarb of soda, salt, almond flour, raisins) and combine with the banana and oat mixture
  6. Bake in a greased loaf tin for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted into the banana bread comes out clean

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