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GF, SF, DF Banana Bread Recipe

GF, SF, DF Banana Bread Recipe

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Not the most beautiful, but what does that matter?! It is SO good!

You would never know that this banana bread is sans gluten, sugar, and dairy!

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Ingredients:

  • ⅓ cup melted virgin coconut oil
  • ⅓ cup honey or maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons organic coconut sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed over-ripe bananas (about 2 ½ medium or 2 large bananas)
  • ¼ cup milk of choice (ALB uses almond milk)
  • 1 teaspoon organic baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon himalayan sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus more to swirl on top
  • 1 ¾ cups gluten-free all-purpose or whole wheat flour
  • Optional: ½ cup mix-ins like chopped walnuts or pecans, chocolate chips, raisins, chopped dried fruit, fresh banana slices…

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (165°C) and grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan. A round or muffin pan works too!
  2. In a large bowl, beat the oil, honey, and coconut sugar together together with a whisk.
  3. Add the eggs and beat well, then whisk in the mashed bananas and milk. (If your coconut oil solidifies on contact with cold ingredients, let the bowl rest in a warm place for a few minutes: on top of your stove, or in the microwave for 10 seconds).
  4. Add the baking soda, vanilla, salt and cinnamon, and whisk to blend.
  5. Switch to a big spoon and stir in the flour, just until combined. Some lumps are ok!
  6. Gently fold in your [optional] mix-ins.
  7. Pour the batter into your greased loaf pan and sprinkle lightly with cinnamon and some of your mix-ins.
  8. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Remove the bread from the oven and let it cool in the loaf pan for 10 minutes.
  10. Transfer bread to a wire rack to cool for 20 minutes before slicing.
  11. Slice and enjoy!
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Recipe adapted from Cookie and Kate.

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