Closeup of My Favorite Banana Bread on a piece of parchment paper on top of a wooden board on a white marble countertop

My Favorite Banana Bread

There’s a reason I call this recipe My Favorite Banana Bread. This gluten-free bread is a winner. Plus, it freezes well.

5 from 2 votes
Closeup of My Favorite Banana Bread on a piece of parchment paper on top of a wooden board on a white marble countertop
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My Favorite Banana Bread

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 Large Loaf
Calories: 3240kcal
Author: Beth Hillson

Ingredients

  • cups cassava flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • 3 very ripe bananas , about 1¾ cups when mashed
  • ½ cup butter , room temperature
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts , optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Use a paper towel to rub a little butter evenly on the bottom and sides of an 8½ x 4½-inch loaf pan.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine cassava flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt using a wooden spoon or whisk.
  • Beat the bananas in a medium bowl until pureed and smooth.
  • Place butter and sugar in a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer on medium until pale yellow and creamy. Add eggs and vanilla and beat to combine well.
  • Add the banana puree and beat until smooth and well combined. Add the flour mixture and beat until smooth. Add the walnuts and mix at lowest speed until blended evenly through batter.
  • Transfer batter to prepared loaf pan and smooth the top. Bake 50-55 minutes or until edges have pulled away from the pan and a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out with just a few moist crumbs. Remove and cool 15 minutes in the pan. Turn onto a cooling rack and cool completely before serving.

Notes

Nutrition facts calculated for the entire loaf. Actual nutrition facts varies depending on how large you cut slices.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
My Favorite Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3240 Calories from Fat 1611
% Daily Value*
Fat 179g275%
Saturated Fat 69g345%
Trans Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 61g
Monounsaturated Fat 38g
Cholesterol 571mg190%
Sodium 2350mg98%
Potassium 1978mg57%
Carbohydrates 396g132%
Fiber 21g84%
Sugar 203g226%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 3562IU71%
Vitamin C 41mg50%
Calcium 599mg60%
Iron 16mg89%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Banana Bread Beth Hillson Cassava Flour Grain Free
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  1. Beth
    September 17, 2022

    This is now my favorite banana bread!

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