A Healthy Twist on a Classic Dish: Sugar & Gluten-Free Banana Bread with Almonds

Runtasty Banana Bread

Are you looking for a dessert recipe but need or want to avoid gluten? This light and fluffy banana bread with almonds is not only gluten-free but also contains no refined sugar.
Tip: This banana bread makes for a yummy breakfast together with peanut butter or a satisfying afternoon snack along with your coffee.

Banana Bread with Almonds

Yield: 10

Banana Bread with Almonds


  • 4 bananas
  • 40 g coconut oil (melted)
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • Vanilla powder (to taste)
  • 200 g ground almonds
  • 35 g ground flaxseed


  1. Preheat the oven to 175°C (350°F). Line a bread pan with parchment paper.
  2. Smash three bananas in a bowl. Add coconut oil, maple syrup, eggs, cinnamon, baking soda, a pinch of salt and some vanilla powder. Stir well.
  3. Then mix in the almonds and flaxseed.
  4. Transfer the dough into the bread pan. Cut the fourth banana in half and place both halves on top of the dough.
  5. Bake the banana bread for 1 hour. Let it cool some before serving.




Julia Denner Dietitian Julia is a creative cook. She is convinced that a varied diet and regular exercise are the keys to success. View all posts by Julia Denner »

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