This Vegan Gluten Free Banana Bread is so soft, chewy and perfectly sweet you would never know it’s gluten, dairy and egg free and healthy!
PIN Vegan Gluten Free Banana Bread
Need a last minute recipe for some baked goods to bring to that parents association meeting but don’t have the time or energy to come up with anything fancy? Heading out the door and need a quick breakfast on the go or bite to eat after work? Your kids are HANGRY and need to give them something to snack on in a hurry? This recipe has you covered!
Banana bread is one of the easiest to make, most delicious baked goods ever, IMO and you can customize it to your specific needs by making High Protein Banana Bread for that extra boost of protein or Sugar Free Banana Bread if you’re trying to go easy on sugar. If you can’t tell, I’m obsessed with all things banana bread.
Vegan Gluten Free Banana Bread Ingredients
For this Healthy Vegan Banana Bread, you will need:
- Oat Flour
- Dairy Free Vanilla Protein Powder
- Vegan Xantham Gum
- Mashed Ripe Banana
- Coconut Sugar
- Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
- Coconut Oil
- Baking Powder
How to make Vegan Gluten Free Banana Bread
So we’ve established how DELISH this loaf is going to be, but there’s an added bonus- it’s SO simple to make too! Now that we’ve rounded up the ingredients we will need, here’s how to make gluten free dairy free banana bread:
First, preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line the bottom of an 8 inch loaf pan with parchment paper. Rub the sides of the pan with oil.
In a bowl, mix together the flour, protein powder, xantham gum, cinnamon, and salt until well combined. In a larger bowl, stir together the banana, sugar, milk, and vanilla.
In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, water and baking powder until the mixture is frothy. Add to your banana mixture and whisk together until smooth.
Add your dry ingredients mixture to your banana mixture and stir until well combined. Pour your batter into the prepared loaf pan, using a spatula to scrape the sides of the bowl.
Bake your banana bread in the oven for about 1 hour and 10-20 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Let it cool completely in the pan!
Once cool, remove your loaf from the pan and slice it into slices using a serrated knife. Be gentle as it is fragile! Enjoy- I guarantee you’ll think it is the BEST vegan banana bread!
Healthy Banana Bread FAQ
Is Banana Bread Vegan?
Good question! Since there are so many ways to make banana bread, not all of it is vegan. This recipe, however, is as it does not require any animal products. Another fab vegan loaf recipe you’d love is Five Spice Eggless Vegan Zucchini Bread.
What can I substitute for the protein powder?
Unfortunately, protein powder is a MUST for this recipe. Since it is vegan and doesn’t use eggs, the powder is vital to give structure to the banana bread.
Can I leave out the Xantham Gum?
This is also a big NO, since the recipe doesn’t call for eggs. The combination of protein powder and xantham gum will provide that must needed structure to hold together the loaf.
How to store Banana Bread
Storing your delicious banana bread is key if you need it to last more than a couple of days. It’s important to keep it wrapped tightly in plastic wrap, foil, or in an airtight container. If you keep it in the fridge, your loaf should last about a week!
How long can Banana Bread be frozen?
Banana bread freezes really well, so if you want to bake some loaves to enjoy later on, freezing them is a great option! You’ll need to make sure they are wrapped tightly in plastic wrap, foil, or in a heavy duty freezer bag and they will last for 2-3 months!
Other Healthy Banana Bread Recipes
Paleo Coconut Flour Banana Bread
Paleo Banana Bread with Chocolate and Almond Butter
Easy Banana Bread in a Mug Cake
Vegan Gluten Free Banana Bread
This Vegan Gluten Free Banana Bread is so soft, chewy and perfectly sweet you would never know it's gluten, dairy and egg free and healthy!
- 3 Cups Oat flour (GF if needed) 324g
- 1/4 Cup Dairy free vanilla protein powder (30g)
- 1 1/2 tsp Vegan xantham gum
- 4 tsp Cinnamon
- 3/4 tsp Salt
- 2 1/4 Cups Mashed ripe banana (540g or about 4 or 5 large bananas)
- 1 Cup Coconut sugar
- 1/2 Cup Unsweetened vanilla almond milk
- 2 tsp Vanilla
- 3 Tbsp Coconut oil, melted
- 6 Tbsp Water
- 6 tsp Baking powder
Pre heat your oven to 350 degrees and line the bottom of an 8 inch loaf pan with parchment paper, rubbing the sides with oil.
In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, protein, gum, cinnamon and salt. In a separate large bowl, whisk the banana, sugar, milk and vanilla until well mixed.
In a small bowl, whisk the oil, water and baking powder until frothy. Add into the banana mixture and whisk until well combined.
Add the dry ingredients into the banana mixture and whisk until mixed. Pour into the prepared pan
Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 1 hour 10 - 20 mins. Let cool COMPLETELY in the pan.
slice GENTLY (it's fragile!) with a serrated knife and DEVOUR
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