Gluten-Free Banana Bread Made Easy


Perfect touch of sweet honey, nutmeg, and pecans lend the flavor combination I go back to over and over for a light healthy snack of little guilt. Fast and easy; mix in one bowl. Healthy too!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
1 loaf


  • 3 large ripe bananas

  • 1 egg

  • 1 ⅓ cups gluten-free all purpose baking flour

  • ¼ cup honey

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • ¼ cup flaxseed meal

  • 1 tablespoon bourbon vanilla extract

  • 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon xanthan gum

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 dash salt

  • ½ cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a loaf pan with parchment paper.

  2. Mash bananas in a large bowl. Add egg; beat until combined. Mix in flour, honey, oil, flaxseed meal, vanilla extract, baking powder, baking soda, xanthan gum, nutmeg, and salt. Fold in pecans. Pour batter into the lined loaf pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Substitute walnuts for the pecans if desired. Add chocolate chips if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

237 Calories
12g Fat
32g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 237
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 301mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 4mg 19%
Calcium 93mg 7%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 205mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.