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Ginger Banana Bread (Gluten Free)

A twist on traditional banana bread, the spices and ginger in this recipe give a little kick. This recipe is also simply a one bowl and bake.


45min Cooking Time | Serves 8-10

  • 3 over-ripe bananas, mashed

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

  • 1/3 coconut or vegetable oil

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • 3 tsp cinnamon

  • 2 tsp ground ginger

  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves

  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg

  • 1 tsp each: baking powder

  • Pinch of salt

  • 2 cups gluten free flour blend

  • 100g crystallised ginger, finely chopped

  • 1 punnet blueberries


  • Preheat oven to 180°C and grease a 9×5 loaf pan very well, going up the sides, or line the pan with parchment.

  • In a large bowl combine all ingredients, except the crystallised ginger and blueberries. Combine until smooth. Fold through the ginger.

  • Pour into the loaf pan and sprinkle with the blueberries.Bake for 35-40mins. Turn oven off and let the loaf sit in the closed oven for another 10 mins.

  • Remove and let cool. Store leftover slices in the fridge for 2-3 days or freeze for up to a month.

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