Vegan banana bread


Vegan banana bread

We all have a craving for something sweet from time to time. This vegan banana bread is just what you want - a guilt-free and healthy dessert without added sugar and full of fiber! Healthy but still incredibly delicious - baked dates and melted chocolate (chips) make this banana bread very caramelly and decadent. Fair warning - you may end up eating it all in one session!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 10 slices
Calories 163 kcal


  • 1 blender


  • 3 bananas
  • 3 tbsp nut butter of your choice
  • 8-10 dates ( use more dates for sweeter bread; keep half in chunks to add to the batter at the end with chocolate chips/grated chocolate; )
  • 3 tbsp any plant milk (or water, or even regular milk if you don't care about keeping it vegan)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 5 tbsp gluten-free flour of your choice - any of those work: coconut, almond, quinoa, oat, millet⠀
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cardamon
  • ¼ tsp OPTIONAL - nutmeg, cloves, ginger - for those who like gingerbread flavors;
  • 1/4 cup grated dark chocolate or chocolate chips


  • In a blender or food processor, add bananas, half the dates, peanut butter, vanilla extract, baking powder, spices and milk.
  • Blend until smooth (for about 30 sec).
  • Add flour, and blend again until incorporated (if too thick - add 1-2 more spoons of milk).
  • Add chopped dates and chocolate, and mix with a spatula until combined.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  • Transfer to a loaf form with baking parchment.
  • Bake for about an hour or until a toothpick comes out dry.
  • This banana bread is the best while still warm!
Keyword easy, healthy, sweet