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Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Nut Bread

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"It is time to indulge without any of the guilt in one of America's favorites... Banana nut bread. This recipe has all the flavor and taste but with no added sugar or oil. Completely gluten free and vegan."
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1 h 20 m servings 227
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 9x5-inch loaf )


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. Mix boiling water and flax seeds together in a bowl.
  3. Combine bananas, applesauce, and vanilla extract in the bowl of a food processor; pulse until blended. Add dates slowly, while the food processor is running. Add flaxseed mixture and blend until smooth.
  4. Mix oat flour, tapioca starch, baking powder, cinnamon, and baking soda in a large bowl. Pour in banana mixture; mix well until a batter forms. Stir in walnuts. Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 55 to 65 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Top loaf with a piece of tented foil if you see it browning too much.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 227 calories; 6.8 41.4 3.8 0 261 Full nutrition

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This didn't rise like I expected with so much baking powder in it. Rather dense, but still tasty. I added 1/2 cup of raisins along with the walnuts.

This is a delicious bread that is moist and flavorful. I substituted oat flour for ww and cassava, used arrowroot as the thickener and added a cup of blueberries. Turned out perfect! This will b...