Gluten Free Banana Bread Recipe

by Becky | Posted in Cakes

This gluten free Banana Bread recipe is great for using up ripe bananas. It is delicious, very easy to put together and it freezes well.

gluten free banana bread

Gluten Free Banana Bread

Are you ready to try my gluten free Banana Bread recipe? Then let’s get started:

Ingredients – What do you need?

  • 125g (4oz) Soft butter
  • 50g ( 1.7 oz) Brown sugar
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 3 large very ripe bananas peeled and mashed
  • 225g ( 8oz) gluten-free self-raising flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder
  • 2 level teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 100g ( 3.50z) Sultanans or dried apricots (chopped into small pieces)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Flaked almonds and a little brown sugar to sprinkle on top before cooking (optional)

gluten free banana bread loaf

Instructions – What do you do?

  1. Preheat oven to 180 ( gas 4). Well, grease a 1kg (2lb) loaf tin.
  2. Beat the soft butter and brown sugar until pale, light and fluffy.
  3. Add beaten eggs one at a time and mix in well.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients; Bananas, Flour, baking powder, spices, sultanas and vanilla extract.
  5. Pour the mixture into the prepared loaf tin.
  6. Bake in the oven for 50-60 minutes until golden brown.
  7. To check if it is cooked through pop a skewer inside if it comes out clean it is fully cooked (if it isn’t fully cooked keep cooking and checking in 5-minute intervals until done).
  8. Allow to cool for a few minutes and then remove from the tin and onto a wire rack to fully cool.
  9. Serve with a little butter, custard, or on its own, delicious.

gluten free banana bread slices

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