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Super Moist Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Banana Bread (Gluten Free): a healthy banana bread recipe with oats & chocolate! It’s the ultimate vegan oatmeal banana bread—moist, gluten free, dairy-free, made with GF oat flour! #Vegan #Bananas #GlutenFree #Oats #Chocolate | Recipe at BeamingBaker.com

Oatmeal Banana Bread


Description

The loveliest Oatmeal Banana Bread is perfectly moist with just the right amount of chewy rolled oats, packed with your favorite add-ins!


Ingredients

Scale

Wet Ingredients

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cups oat flourif using homemade, make sure it’s finely ground (not coarse) (learn how to make homemade oat flour here)
  • 1 ¼ cups rolled oats
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Add-ins

Optional Toppings


Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line an 8-inch loaf pan with parchment paper or greased foil. Set aside.
  2. Peel bananas and add to a large mixing bowl. Using a sturdy whisk, fork or pastry cutter (my preferred method), mash bananas until smooth. Add the oil, sugar, maple syrup, eggs, milk and vanilla. Whisk until well incorporated.
  3. Add oat flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon. Whisk together until just incorporated, making sure no flour patches remain. Fold in add-ins.
  4. Pour batter evenly into prepared loaf pan. Using a rubber spatula, smooth batter into an even layer, with the shape of a rise down the center—just like a loaf. Optionally, sprinkle with toppings. Lightly press toppings into the loaf.
  5. Bake for 60-70 minutes. Mine took 65 minutes. Test for doneness by sticking a toothpick into the center of the loaf. The toothpick will come out clean-ish, with just a few bits of moisture on it when the loaf is done.
  6. Allow to cool on a cooling rack for 1 hour. Then, lift out of pan, transferring loaf along with parchment paper directly onto the cooling rack. Allow to finish cooling for 1-2 hours. Slice loaf into 12-14 slices. Enjoy! Storing instructions below.

Notes

Storing Instructions: Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Freezing Instructions: Cool completely and store in an airtight, freezer-friendly container or bag. Keep for 1-2 months. Allow to thaw at room temperature for 20-40 minutes, or heat in the microwave in 10-second increments until just warm.

  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 65 mins
  • Category: Breakfast, Dessert, Snacks
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American