Best Gluten Free Banana Bread

Catalina Castravet
By Catalina Castravet
5 from 4 reviews

Breads and Muffins Desserts Recipes

Cook time Cook time: 45 minutes

Gluten Free Banana Bread is super moist with perfect texture and delicious flavor. Once you try it, it will be your go-to gluten-free dessert!

We love making easy, delicious and comfort desserts. We already have the best chocolate banana bread which has great reviews from our readers. For low carb desserts, you can also check out keto pancakes, and our low carb keto cheesecake.

Gluten Free Banana Bread

Gluten Free Banana Bread is what we crave for an easy and rich sweet tooth satisfaction. This is one of our favorite desserts to make, because it is super simple to prepare, and is very satisfying. Also, the ingredients for this scrumptious, hearty bread begin with three overripe bananas. Then, you add some eggs, vanilla and the secret ingredient is es[resso powder, that brings out the amazing chocolate flavor.

To sweeten things up a bit we use brown sugar for a deep caramel flavor. To make it healthier you can use honey, maple syrup or a mix of both. Also, brown sugar works well here and give this dish a nice flavor and texture. Instead of regular flour, we go with gluten-free flour. Similarly, you could use coconut or almond flour, or a mix of both.

This recipe is super delicious and will fit everyone, not just those that are trying to eat gluten-free. It is moist, dense, and loaded with banana. When taken out of the oven, your room will be filled with an amazing banana aroma. Just give it a try, it is truly delicious comfort food at its best!

IS THE gluten-free banana bread TEXTURE DIFFERENT From the regular one?

The short answer is not. This bread is just as moist and delicious as the regular one because the use of banana gives it a nice and tender texture. Just because you are using gluten-free flour, it doe not mean the recipe will change much.

Also, you can use a mixture of coconut or almond flour, as they result in a super moist dessert with a chewy like texture. You lose nothing by using these special ingredients. However, you gain fiber, protein, and a bit of healthy fat without having to think about the sugar content.

How To Make Gluten-Free Banana Bread?

This recipe is a one bowl wonder that is super easy to make, even if you don’t have a mixer, using just a fork.

  • Start by using 3 ripe bananas. You want them ripe but not overly mushy.
  • Then, peel them, and place in a bowl. Using a fork, mash till smooth.
  • Add all the other ingredient together and stir.
  • Next, pour the mixed batter into a baking loaf and place in the oven.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for about 45-50 minutes.
  • It’s that easy!

Some good mix-ins that go well in this recipe:

  • Chocolate chips
  • White chocolate chips
  • Raisens
  • Chopped walnuts
  • Chopped pecans
  • Blueberries
  • Coconut

HOW to store Gluten Free Banana Bread?


Let the bread cool completely prior to freezing. Then, wrap it tightly in plastic wrap or foil. Freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw in the fridge overnight, before serving.

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5 from 4 reviews

Best Gluten Free Banana Bread

Gluten Free Banana Bread is super moist with perfect texture and delicious flavor. Once you try it, it will be your go-to gluten-free dessert!

Author: Catalina Castravet Serves: 8 slices
Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Total time: 1 hr



Nutrition information

Calories: 325 Carbohydrates: 57 Protein: 5 Fat: 11 Saturated Fat: 6 Cholesterol: 45 Sodium: 307 Potassium: 349 Fiber: 5 Sugar: 33 Vitamin A: 345 Vitamin C: 3.9 Calcium: 64 Iron: 2.3
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Ooh. Now that DOES look good! It looks so moist. I have to make this!



This looks amazing! I can't believe how moist it looks, as I've read that sometimes GF recipes can tend to be dry.


Carol Bryant

I am not a big bread eater, but I love anything banana. You did a neat thing there mixing it up with chocolate and the chips. Saving this recipe .



I had never given it a thought to try it gluten-free! Maybe I will bake some for my friend who has a gluten intolerance and see how she likes it!! :-)



I love that it is gluten-free. Now everyone in my family can enjoy!


Mama to 6

We are a no sugar, no gluten family. We make a recipe similiar to this but we use honey instead. This recipe looks delicious!


Liz Mays

This sounds like a great bread to make for weekly snacking. I'd love to try your recipe!


Celebrate Woman Today

I love this Gluten Free recipe. Seriously, I am making it this weekend. It is unique and delicious-looking.



I have made a recipe similar to this before. It turned out really well.


Ruth I

My sister loves banana bread. Actually, she's been asking me for weeks to bake for her. I'd try this recipe and add some nuts and chocolate chips.



This is a very easy recipe to follow. I am going to make this for a friend who happens to be gluten free.


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