Bob's Red Mill Easy Gluten Free Banana Bread

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

This comes from the back of Bob's Red Mill All Purpose GF Flour packaging. It's a quick and easy recipe. The bread is especially good toasted with butter! I have substituted 1/2 almond meal and 1/2 white rice flour for the all purpose flour, and just about any combination of GF flours seems to work. I always leave out the raisins & nuts, too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Grease 9x5-inch non-stick loaf pan. For smaller loaves, use three 5x3 inch loaf pans.
  3. Cream together oil, sugar, eggs, and vanilla in large bowl.
  4. Add flour, xanthan gum, salt, baking powder and cinnamon to egg mixture, alternating with bananas.
  5. Beat until smooth.
  6. Stir in nuts and raisins.
  7. Batter will be somewhat soft. transfer to pan(s).
  8. Bake 9x5" loaf for 1 hour, 5x3" loaves for 45 minutes.


Most Helpful

Excellent recipe! On the advice of another commenter, I used 1 1/4 cups rice flour and 1/4 cup potato flour (NOT potato starch) instead of the 1 3/4 cups GF flour. Also, I did not measure my bananas, just used four - what I would consider - medium-sized bananas and mashed them. In place of the raisins, I used Enjoy Life chocolate chips. This recipe was awesome straight out of the oven but even better the next morning when it had cooled to room temperature and then zapped a bit in the microwave. Sounds strange, I know, but the overnight amount of time made it so the outer crust was moist too and not just moist on the inside. Very good....this is definitely a keeper in my Recipezaar cookbook and will probably become a frequent "go-to" treat for our all GFCF family. Thanks!

Pam N. January 01, 2010

I LOVE this recipe and I will use it again and again. I buy the BRM GF All Purpose Flour all the time, and I'm so thrilled to have another GF baked item to add to my list of treats. I used the recipe to make muffins, with the following modifications: I lowered the oven temp to 330F instead of 350 and baked them for 10 minutes on the lower rack in the oven. After 10 minutes, I moved the pan to the top rack and lowered the temp again to 300F, then baked them ano......ther 15 minutes, but keep checking them; when they are brown all over and the top springs back to the touch (or a knife inserted comes out clean) they're ready. Remember to spray your non-stick pan because the batter is VERY sticky.

mamamarce June 08, 2011

Yum! This was my first attempt at GF baking. I used the GF Biscuit and Pancake mix, and left out the xanthan gum. I wanted to cut down on oil so I used half oil, half yogurt. But then I found I only had 1 cup of banana, so I added mostly yogurt and a splash of oil to the the mashed banana (to make up for the other 1/2 cup of missing banana) and followed directions for mixing. It seemed like over-mixing would have collapsed the leavening so I was really careful to gently mix it up. It came out wonderfully!

ErikaLovesGlutenFree September 12, 2008

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