Hazelnut Banana Bread Recipe (Gluten-Free & Vegan)


Here is a hazelnut banana bread recipe that is both hearty and delicious! 

Hazelnut Banana Bread in pan

Hazelnut Banana Bread Recipe:

Ingredients

  • 1 flax egg (1 Tbsp flax seed meal + 2.5 Tbsp water)
  • That’s it. Fruit Bars. (We used Apple + Banana)
  • 3 medium ripe bananas
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • ¼ cup cane sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoon maple syrup or agave nectar (or honey if not vegan)
  • 3 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¾ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 ¼ cup almond meal
  • 1 ¼ cup gluten free flour (or all-purpose flour if not GF)
  • 1 ¼ cup gluten free oats
  • ¼ cup Justin’s Hazelnut Butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Oil loaf pan or line with parchment paper.
  2. Prepare flax egg and set aside for 5 minutes.
  3. With a food processor, process That’s it. fruit bars until grain texture.
  4. In a large bowl, mash banana with a fork until smooth.
  5. Combine vanilla extract, coconut oil, cane sugar, brown sugar, maple syrup, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, almond milk, and flax egg.
  6. Stir in fruit bar mixture, almond meal, flour, and oats.
  7. Pour into loaf pan, then drizzle Justin’s Hazelnut Butter on top. Take a knife or skewer and swirl to disperse.
  8. Bake for 1 hour 5 minutes – 1 hour 15 minutes. It should feel firm and gold brown on the top.
  9. Let it rest in the pan for approximately 10 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack.
  10. Store leftovers covered at room temperature for up to a few days. Slice and freeze for longer storage.
Recipe incorporated from Minimalist Baker