Gluten Free Banana Bread Recipe

This is a recipe entered in our October 2014 Real Free-From Baking Competition, contributed by Kay Dee. Hope you enjoy it!

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Posted by: Ann Smyth
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Cuisine

British

Time

1 - 2 hrs

Skill Level

Newbie

Serves

8

Courses etc.

Baking Sweet
Desserts
Recipes for kids

You will need

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100g butter, softened Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
80g light brown sugar

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2 large free-range eggs Available only in our Broughton Street shop More products
3 ripe bananas, mashed More products
175g rice flour

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50g cornflour

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1 tsp gluten free baking powder

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1/2 tsp gluten free baking soda

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50g chopped dates, soaked

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1 tsp flax seeds

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poppy seeds for sprinkling

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2 x 1lb loaf tins

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Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas 4.
  • Cream the butter and sugar until pale, light and soft.
  • Add the eggs and beat well.
  • Fold the mashed bananas into the mixture.
  • In a separate bowl sift together the rice flour, cornflour, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Gently fold the dry ingredients, dates and flaxseed into the wet mixture until all flour disappears.
  • Pour the mixture into the loaf tins and sprinkle with some flaxseed and poppy seeds.
  • Bake for 50 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  • Remove from the tin and cool on a rack.

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