Over the last couple of months it seems that almost everyone has gone crazy making banana bread at home (if you’ve been one of the lucky ones able to get their hands on the ingredients!). It is one of the easiest bake to try if you are completely new to baking or if you are vegan or gluten free, These banana bread recipes are a great place to start. And with 1.4 million bananas being thrown away in the UK alone, we can’t think of a tastier way to reduce food waste!
Here is a compilation of some of our favourite free-from banana bread recipes for you to try at home.
This vegan and gluten free recipe is an incredibly easy, family friendly treat that will be loved even by your non-gluten free friends. With only 5 mins of prep time and 35-40mins cooking time it is super quick to make. Just try to resist the urge to eat it straight away and let it cool so it’s easier to slice. It tastes even better the next day.
This decadent and indulgent take on banana bread is also light and fluffy. Gluten free and vegan, this recipe is easy to make and moreish to eat. Rich and chocolaty you can make this recipe in one bowl and it would make an impressive birthday cake or for any special occasion.
This vegan banana bread is sure to be a family favourite and you can easily switch out the plain flour with your gluten free alternative to make it gluten free as well. Moist and easy to bake, this will go perfectly with your morning cup of coffee.
You’ll only need 6 simple ingredients for this classic recipe then you can add whatever you like to make it your own. Here Becky Excell has added chocolate chips but you can choose 2 teaspoons of cinnamon, or some fresh raspberries!
A fresh twist on a classic banana bread with a vibrant and zesty orange sponge and sticky orange glaze. By adding the zest of 2 oranges to this simple recipe it makes this bake refreshingly and light. For the cake all you need is ripe bananas, oil, brown sugar, oranges, gluten free self-raising flour and baking powder and you’ll be in for a treat.