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Chocolate Chip Banana Loaf Cake (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Refined Sugar-Free)

Author Samah Dada


  • 1.5 ripe bananas
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted & cooled
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free oat flour (you can use gluten-free oats and process them in a food processor or blender. I used store-bought GF oat flour)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a loaf tin with coconut oil. 

  2. In a medium bowl, mash ripe bananas. 

  3. Beat eggs and add to bowl with mashed banana. Mix together until smooth. 

  4. Add maple syrup and vanilla extract to banana mixture and stir to combine,

  5. Add melted and cooled coconut oil to wet mixture and stir until incorporated. 

  6. In a separate bowl, whisk together almond flour, oat flour, and baking soda. 

  7. Combine wet and dry ingredients. Careful not to over-mix, fold together until thoroughly combined. 

  8. Fold in chocolate chips.

  9. Transfer batter to greased loaf tin. Add more chocolate chips on top. 

  10. Bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Middle of banana bread should be cakey & moist! Let cool before enjoying.