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Grain Free Cinnamon Banana Bread

This grain free cinnamon banana bread is dense, delicious, and made with all better-for-you ingredients.

Grain Free Banana Bread

If you’re looking for a better-for-you, gluten free, non-dairy banana bread recipe to have on call for a weekly breakfast, snack, or dessert idea, this is a perfect option! Made with an almond flour base, extra ripe bananas, and other healthier ingredients like avocado oil, coconut sugar, an extra dose of cinnamon, and maple syrup, this grain free banana bread is quick and simple to prepare, fills the house with the aroma of cinnamon, and is a delicious treat to keep sliced and ready (in the refrigerator for prolonged freshness) to enjoy throughout the week.

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Grain Free Banana Bread

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 40 Minutes

Yield: 1 Loaf Banana Bread


1/2 cup flaxseed meal

2 1/2 cups almond flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 tablespoon cinnamon

3 very ripe bananas

3 eggs

2 tablespoons avocado oil

2 tablespoons coconut sugar

1 tablespoon maple syrup

1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract

1 cup blueberries (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, whisk to combine flaxseed meal, almond flour, baking soda, and cinnamon. Place aside.

  2. Place bananas in a large mixer bowl. Mash well with a fork. Add eggs, avocado oil, coconut sugar, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Mix on medium-high speed until combined.

  3. Add dry ingredients to mixer bowl. Mix on medium speed until completely combined. Use a spatula to scrape the sides of the mixer as needed. Once batter has formed, gently fold in optional blueberries.

  4. Pour batter into a 8 1/2 x 4 1/2-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray and lined with parchment paper. Bake 40-45 minutes, until a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean from the middle of the loaf.


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