Gluten-free banana and date loaf

Create a delicious morning tea treat with this simple banana and date loaf. The best part is that it's free of gluten - so everyone can enjoy this moreish recipe!

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 40 mins cooking
  • Makes 1 loaf
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Gluten-free banana and date loaf
  • 1 cup dates, pitted, chopped finely
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 40 gram butter, diced
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup mashed banana
  • 1/2 cup Greek-style yoghurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tsp Orgran No Egg™ Egg Replacer
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 1/2 cup Orgran Gluten-Free Self-Raising Flour, sifted


Gluten-free banana and date loaf
  • 1
    Preheat oven 200°C (180°C fan-forced). Grease a 8 x 20cm loaf pan; line with baking paper.
  • 2
    Place dates, soda and butter into a large bowl; pour over boiling water. Stir to combine; allow to sit 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Stir sugar into date mixture. When sugar has dissolved, add banana, yoghurt, vanilla bean paste, and pre-combined No Egg™ Egg Replacer and water. Stir to combine, then sift over flour. Fold to combine, then spoon into prepared loaf tin. Bake 35-40 minutes.
  • 4
    Stand in pan 10 minutes before turning, top-side up, onto a wire rack to cool.


Suitable to freeze. Not suitable to microwave.