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Buckwheat Banana Bread (Gluten-free + Eggless)

  • Author: Caitlin Rule
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 8-10 slices 1x
  • Category: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


The best ever healthy buckwheat banana bread recipe made in one bowl is perfect for busy mornings or as an afternoon snack. It’s gluten-free, egg free, low in sugar and so easy to make!


  • 1 1/2 cups (375g) mashed ripe banana
  • 1/2 cup/ 125g plain greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup/ 60g creamy nut butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups/ 225g buckwheat flour 
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons coconut sugar*
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder


  1. Preheat oven to 350F/180C and line a loaf pan with baking paper.
  2. In a large bowl combine the mashed banana, yogurt, nut butter and vanilla until smooth and creamy.
  3. Mix in the flour, cinnamon, sugar and baking powder, and combine so there are no lumps.
  4. Pour into the loaf pan top with an extra sliced banana. Cut a banana in half vertically, lightly press on top of the loaf and sprinkle with coconut sugar.
  5. Bake for about 50 minutes (or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean!).
  6. Cool for a few then slice and enjoy!


  • For a sweeter loaf add 1/4 cup coconut sugar or any granulated sweetener of choice. Or add a few drops of vanilla stevia for a low sugar version.
  • To make vegan use a thick plant based yoghurt. 


  • Serving Size: 1/ 10 slices
  • Calories: 174
  • Sugar: 9.7g
  • Fat: 3.7g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.7g
  • Fiber: 4.1g
  • Protein: 5.5g

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