Last Updated on August 5, 2021 by Kathryn Donangelo
This is the Best Gluten-Free Banana Nut Bread recipe! Super moist, decadent and made with ripe bananas, walnuts and chocolate chips! This bread is cut into bars and topped with a light and delicate glaze.
BEST GLUTEN-FREE BANANA BREAD RECIPE
This Gluten-Free Banana Bread Recipe is healthy, made with no added sugars and is completely gluten-free. The first thing that always comes to mind when bananas turn ripe is banana bread of course! That is when this Healthy Gluten-Free Banana Bread recipe was invented.
- Ripe bananas
- Vanilla extract
- Maple syrup
- Almond flour
- Baking powder + baking soda
- Ground cinnamon
- Chocolate chips
- For the glaze: melted butter, almond milk, powdered sugar
HOW TO MAKE THE BEST GLUTEN-FREE BANANA BREAD RECIPE
THIS BEST GLUTEN-FREE BANANA BREAD RECIPE IS
- So simple and easy to make. This recipe takes less than 30 minutes to make from start to finish.
- Makes for a great breakfast, dessert or snack. Kids will love this cake-like recipe too. Especially since it tastes like a treat!
- Fluffy, moist and made with natural sweeteners!
- Easy to make into muffins by baking the batter in muffin tins. The muffins are perfect for a grab and go breakfast!
WHAT GLUTEN FREE FLOUR IS BEST FOR BANANA BREAD?
Almond flour is gluten-free so it can be a little tricky when using it in recipes because it does not react the way regular flour does. It tends to bake in a more dense form and doesn’t rise much. It is great in banana bread because you can’t tell the difference and banana bread is usually a bit dense and moist.
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Best Gluten-Free Banana Bread Recipe
- 3 large ripe bananas; mashed
- 2 eggs
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 3 Tbsp. maple syrup
- 2 1/4 cups almond flour
- 1 Tbsp. baking powder
- 1 Tbsp. baking soda
- 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
- ¼ cup walnuts; chopped plus extra to add to the top
- ½ cup chocolate chips
- 1 Tbsp. melted butter
- 1 Tbsp. regular milk or almond milk
- 6-9 Tbsp. powdered sugar
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly spray a 9 x 13 inch baking pan and set aside.
- Combine mashed bananas, eggs, vanilla extract and syrup. Mix together until combined. Then mix in almond flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, walnuts and chocolate chips. Mix until all ingredients are combined.
- Pour banana bread mixture into 9 x 13 inch baking pan, use a spatula to scrape all of the batter from the bowl. Bake for 20-25 minutes until toothpick comes out clean from the center.
- To make the glaze, melt butter in a microwavable bowl. Whisk in milk and powdered sugar. The glaze will thicken depending on how much powdered sugar you add. If it gets too thick, add more milk. The glaze will thicken and thin quickly. Once banana bread is cooled, drizzle glaze on top. Let is set for about 15 minutes, slice bread into bars and enjoy!