Banana Bread

This beautiful bread is oil free and incredibly delicious. It is also gluten-free, vegan and refined sugar-free.
You’d be surprised to know that most banana bread usually packs about 1/2 a cup of oil. Which is actually quite a lot!
For those who prefer to get their fuel from as many whole foods as possible, this recipe is for you!

This banana bread is:

  • gluten-free
  • oil free
  • vegan and;
  • refined sugar-free
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Banana Bread

Course Dessert
Keyword Banana, Cake, Loaf
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Author Talitha Case


  • 350 g ripe bananas mashed
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tbsp flaxseed meal mixed with 6 tbsp warm water
  • 280 g buckwheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarb soda
  • 1.5 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/3 cup plant based milk
  • 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts slightly crushed
  • 3 dates chopped finely (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees C
  2. Add the water with flaxseed meal and set aside so that the flaxseed takes on the water and turns into ‘flax eggs’
  3. Line a loaf tin with parchment paper.
  4. Add all ingredients into a large mixing bowl and mix for a few minutes until well combined, add the flaxseed paste and continue to mix for a few more minutes.
  5. Pour mixture into your lined loaf tin and bake for approximately 40 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean when pierced into the loaf.
  6. Enjoy on it’s on or Serve warm with vegan butter or dress it up with some vanilla buttercream.
  7. Due to the no-oil content, this loaf is Best enjoyed within a few days.

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