vegan banana bread

Vegan Banana Bread (Nut Free)

Vegan Banana Bread is made without using nuts or eggs and instead includes maple syrup, coconut oil, quick oats, and more! This moist, flavorful bread will knock your sugar cravings right out of the park.

Prep: 10Cook: 50Total: 1 hour
Yield 1 loaf 1x


  • 1 cup quick oats (or pulse rolled oats in a blender)
  • 1 cup gluten free 1-1 baking flour (I used Bob’s Red Mill)
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon 
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/3 cups mashed banana, about 3 large bananas
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil – measure after melted.
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsps vanilla
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips, with extra for on top
  • optional: 3/4 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease 8×4 bread pan with nonstick spray and parchment paper.
  2. In small bowl, mix oats, flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, mash bananas well. Then stir in oil, maple syrup, and vanilla.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet and stir till combined. 
  5. Fold in chocolate chips and optional nuts.
  6. Pour into greased bread pan. Top with more chocolate chips.
  7. Bake 40-50 minutes, cover with foil if getting too brown.
Author: ErinCategory: breakfast, gluten-free, veganMethod: ovenCuisine: AmericanDiet: Vegan