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Today we have a delicious recipe for you and your family. It’s a banana bread recipe, which is usually a hit in most households. Don’t worry, if your kids or even you have allergies, as this recipe is easily customisable and can be turned into an allergy friendly banana bread recipe. All you need to do is make some simple substitutions and you can have a gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free, and even egg-free but completely delicious banana bread. We let you know what you can substitute in this post, so continue reading and you can make this recipe regardless of what your family’s dietary needs may be. This recipe is also a great one to have on hand as not only can it be allergy free, but you can also make it with the kids.

Banana bread Recipe

Let’s take a look at the recipe, so you can see how simple and tasty it is.

Banana Bread recipe

Banana bread Recipe to make with the kids

Making your banana bread is quite simple. Here are the ingredients that you will need.

Ingredients

  • 8 tbsp butter
  • 100g/31⁄2oz/1⁄2 cup sugar or sweetener
  • 2 free-range eggs, beaten
  • 3 bananas, mashed 1⁄2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 170g/6oz/11⁄4 cups gluten-free flour
  • 11⁄2 tsp xanthan gum powder
  • 30g/1oz/1⁄3 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)

Directions

  • Preheat your oven to 160°C fan/180°C/350°F/ gas mark 4.
  • Mix the butter and sugar and stir in the beaten egg and banana.
  • Add the salt, bicarbonate of soda, flour and xanthan gum powder slowly.
  • If you are using walnuts, mix them in at this point.
  • Pour your mixture into a greased loaf pan and bake for 40–50 minutes.

And there you have it! A delicious treat to enjoy during tea time, as a quick breakfast item, or even for dessert. We hope you like the banaba bread recipe and if you do, take a look at the other recipes in this series. You can find the allergy friendly recipes on the site, so do have a look.

Banana bread Recipe allergy free
Extract from Allergy Sense: For families: a practical guide by Kath Megaw, Dr Sarah Karabus & Meg Faure, published by Pavilion Books. Image credit to Craig Fraser.

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Banana bread

Banana bread

A delicious family teatime treat. Gluten, nut-free (if you omit the walnuts) and can be dairy-free if you replace the butter with coconut fat (oil). This recipe could also be converted to egg-free with an egg replacer.

Ingredients

  • 8 tbsp butter
  • 100g/31⁄2oz/1⁄2 cup sugar or stevia
  • 2 free-range eggs, beaten
  • 3 bananas, mashed 1⁄2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
  • 170g/6oz/11⁄4 cups gluten-free flour
  • 11⁄2 tsp xanthan gum powder
  • 30g/1oz/1⁄3 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 160°C fan/180°C/350°F/ gas mark 4.
  2. Mix the butter and sugar and stir in the beaten egg and banana.
  3. Add the salt, bicarbonate of soda, flour and xanthan gum powder slowly.
  4. If you are using walnuts, mix them in at this point.
  5. Pour your mixture into a greased loaf pan and bake for 40–50 minutes.

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