Banana Bread (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Banana Bread

Grandma Olga made the best banana bread.  I mean she still does but I can’t eat it anymore. I have to say though mine is pretty good. In GF/DF world I think my banana bread is definitely on Grandma Olga status.

Banana Bread is something that is hard for me to resist. It can serve as breakfast, snack or dessert. My kids love it too but they prefer everything shaped like a muffin so they resist the bread at first. (I am working on a chocolate chip banana muffin right now!)

My Husband loves it packed in his lunch box and I love a big fat slice with my morning coffee. It is great for lunchboxes or fast breakfasts in the morning. Make a double batch on Sunday and keep one in the freezer or fridge to last you through the entire week.


2 Ripe Bananas

1 tsp. Xanthan Gum

1  1/2 tsp. Baking Soda

½ Cup Sugar

1/3 Cup Coconut Oil

1/3 Cup Applesauce

2 Eggs

1 tsp. Vanilla

1 tsp. Cinnamon

½ tsp. Nutmeg

Dash of Salt

Optional: Nuts of your choice


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. With your stand mixer cream: Eggs, Sugar, Vanilla, Applesauce and Bananas. Beat well on medium for 2 minutes. Add in the coconut oil and allow it blend in. Add cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and then turn off to pour in GF All Purpose Flour. Turn back onto the stir setting and add xanthan gum and baking soda. Beat on medium 2-3 minutes scraping down the sides halfway through. Bake about 50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

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