Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Gluten Free Double Chocolate Banana Bread is a fabulously rich and chocolatey take on the classic original! I wasn’t sure what to expect the first time I made this recipe… but I had tons of ripe bananas that needed to be used and I was feeling adventurous!

Β Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Banana Bread

After making this Gluten Free Double Chocolate Banana Bread the first time, my hubby asked, β€œwhy have we never made this before?!” and I wondered the same thing! I mean, what isn’t to love? It’s rich and flavorful, with a perfect blend of chocolate and banana flavor, and has that great chocolate cake texture! This recipe has opened a whole new world of possibilities when it comes to banana baked goods! πŸ™‚Β 

Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Banana Bread
Ingredients
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Gluten Free Flour we used King Arthur brand
  • 1 36 g scoop Vanilla or Chocolate Protein Powder ~1/2 cup measured; OR substitute 2 Tbsp Cocoa and 1/4 GF Flour *
  • 1/2 cup Dutch Cocoa Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 3-4 large brown Bananas Β 
  • 1/3 cup Apple Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Canola Oil or melted Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 cup packed Stevia Brown Sugar or ΒΌ c honey + ΒΌ c Maple
  • 2 large egg at room temperature
  • 1-2 teaspoons pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup semisweet or dark chocolate chips divided
*We used PurelyInspired Organic Vegetable Protein powder
    Instructions
    1. 1. Heat your oven to 350Β°F.
    2. 2. Beat bananas in stand mixer until creamy.
    3. 3. Add eggs one at a time, along with the applesauce, oil, vanilla, and sugar.
    4. 4. Add other dry ingredients, mixing after each addition.
    5. 5. Add chocolate chips! (Keeping a handful out to sprinkle on top before baking)
    6. 6. Pour into well-greased pan of choice: 9-by-5-inch loaf pan (bake ~60 minutes) or Muffin tins (bake ~20 minutes) or an All-crust loaf pan like we used (bake ~30 minutes)
    7. *Monitor your baking time based on the above chart, checking banana bread with a toothpick for doneness.
    8. Enjoy!

    If you’re interested in using an all-crust pan similar to the one that we used, you can find great options like this all-crust pan from amazon. This Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Banana Bread recipe would also work great as muffins, or mini loaves, as well as the traditional large loaf.

    Β Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Banana Bread

    I can’t wait to try some of these different additions to my Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Banana Bread:

    • Walnuts or Pecans
    • Peanut Butter Chips
    • 2 Tbsp Instant Coffee (for a deeper flavor!)

    I hope you enjoy this Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Banana Bread too! You may also be interested in my go-to recipe for healthy double chocolate chip cookies for two or the more classic Gluten-Free Banana Streusel Bread!

    Β Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Banana Bread

    Bon AppΓ©tit!

    XO Abigail

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