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'Free From' Banana Bread

Here's my 'free from' healthy banana bread recipe; free from gluten, dairy, soy, nuts, eggs and sugar.
Great for snacks and suitable for healthy lunch box treats.
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
Keyword Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Low FODMAP, No Added Sugar, Nut Free, Preservative Free, Refined Sugar Free, Soy Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8



  • Pre-heat fan-forced oven to 180°C.
  • In a blender (I use a Vitamix) or food processor blend banana and melted coconut oil until smooth (be careful not to over blend*)
  • In a medium mixing bowl combine buckwheat, coconut, baking powder and vanilla. Add banana and coconut oil mixture and combine well.
  • Pour batter into a lined loaf tin.
  • Bake in oven for 55-60 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Allow to cool on a baking before slicing.



Serving Suggestions:
Serve warm, toasted or chilled.
Make It Personal:
To make this recipe a little extra sweeter, stir through chopped dates.
You can add chopped walnuts to the mixture.
Decorate the top of the batter with desiccated coconut or slices of banana.
Recipe Tips:
*Despite the name buckwheat does not contain wheat. It is a gluten free pseudocereal (cereal).
*Be careful not to over blend the banana and coconut oil as this may cause the loaf to become denser.
The riper the banana, the sweeter your bread will be.