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Gluten-free, Sugar-free Banana Bread Recipe

by Marissa on August 28, 2018

Gluten-free, Sugar-free Banana Bread

I’m pretty sure banana bread is one of my all-time favorite things in this world. I’ve had a number of go-to healthy banana bread recipes over the years, but I just recently created my own by combining elements of a few of my favorites. This one is a gluten-free, sugar-free banana bread recipe that uses cassava flour and absolutely no added sweeteners! 

When it comes to baking, I’m the type of person who sticks to a recipe and substitutions always throw me for a loop, but I recently got some cassava flour in the mail and I was curious about it. After some light research, I learned that because cassava flour is so starchy, it can replace whole wheat flour in a one to one ratio which meant no crazy calculations for flour substitution. It was a go!

Before you make this gluten-free, sugar-free banana bread recipe, just know that the consistency is chewier than most bread recipes not cake-like but more like a bread pudding. I don’t use any sweeteners, which is atypical for most banana bread recipes you see. I find that the banana makes it sweet enough. I challenge you to try it for yourself!

As far as a gluten-free, sugar-free banana bread recipe goes, this one was a huge success! It keeps for about five days in the refrigerator. I usually slice it and put it in a storage container. You can also freeze it or keep it at room temperature. Outside of the refrigerator or freezer it won’t last as long, but I guarantee this banana bread will be devoured in no time anyway!

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Gluten-free Sugar-free Banana Chocolate Chip Bread
This gluten-free, grain-free banana bread has no added sweeteners
Gluten-free, Sugar-free Banana Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
slices
Ingredients
  • 1/3 c. coconut oil melted
  • 1/4 c. tahini
  • 2 eggs
  • 2-3 ripe bananas mashed
  • 1/4 c. non-dairy milk
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 3/4 c. cassava flour
  • 1/4 c. dark chocolate chips optional
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
slices
Ingredients
  • 1/3 c. coconut oil melted
  • 1/4 c. tahini
  • 2 eggs
  • 2-3 ripe bananas mashed
  • 1/4 c. non-dairy milk
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 3/4 c. cassava flour
  • 1/4 c. dark chocolate chips optional
Gluten-free, Sugar-free Banana Bread
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat a 9x5-inch loaf pan with oil or line it with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk coconut oil and tahini until blended
  4. Whisk in all other ingredients except flour and chocolate chops one at a time until combined. I like to leave chunks of banana.
  5. Fold in flour and stir with a spoon or spatula until combined.
  6. Add in chocolate chips if using.
  7. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
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