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Banana Bread Loaf with a few slices laying next to it on a napkin
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Guilt-Free Chocolate Banana Bread

A gluten-free, dairy-free snack for the health nut in all of us. This chocolate banana loaf is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth without the guilt. It was a staple in Phil's allergy filled childhood and is so good we enjoy it as this gluten-free version.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Dessert, Food + Drink, Snack
Servings: 1 loaf
Author: Chef Sous Chef


  • cup coconut oil
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana
  • ¼ cup nut milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • cup cocoa powder


  • No. 1 | Preheat oven at 325°
  • No. 2 | In a stand mixer with a whisk attachment, cream coconut oil and maple syrup together
  • No. 3 | Add eggs and whisk together until combined
  • No. 4 | Add mashed banana, nut milk, baking soda, vanilla, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg, then whisk again
  • No. 5 | Switch to the stirring attachment, add rice flour and stir until just combined. A few lumps are ok
  • No. 6 | Remove half the mixture from the bowl and set aside
  • No. 7 | Add cocoa to the remaining batter in mixer, and stir until well combined
  • No. 8 | In a greased 9 x 5 loaf pan, add the chocolate batter and then the plain batter, or for a marble effect, add each mixture half at a time then using a knife swirl the batters together
  • No. 9 | Bake for 1 hr 10 mins