Super-simple gluten free and sugarfree banana muffins perfect for a nourishing snack or naturally sweet treat.

These moist, naturally-sweetened muffins can also be made nut free by using coconut milk instead of nut milk.

I like to make a batch of these and freeze them for simple lunch box snacks or for morning/ afternoon tea. They contain no added sugars or sweeteners, just the natural sweetness of banana.
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Dietary Notes:

This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, nut free free and soy free

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Coconut Banana Muffins

Super-simple gluten free and sugarfree banana muffins perfect for a nourishing snack or naturally sweet treat.
Keyword Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, No Added Sugar, Nut Free, Preservative Free, Refined Sugar Free, Soy Free, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 3 large free range eggs
  • 3/4 cup plant based milk or coconut water
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 1 1/4 cup mashed Bananas, (approx 2 large ripe bananas)
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour, sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Instructions

  • Pre-heat fan-forced oven to 180°C. 
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, melted coconut oil and mashed banana until well combined. 
  • Add in coconut flour and baking powder and whisk to remove any lumps. (Mix batter just before placing into muffin tray to ensure the mixture is evenly combined). 
  • Spoon into a greased muffin tray. Bake in oven for 25 - 30 minutes or until cooked through. 

Notes

Make It Personal:
  • Add chopped walnuts to batter.
  • Add in 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon to batter.
  • Add 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla powder or sugar/alcohol free vanilla extract.
  • Recipe makes 6 muffins or you can also make into 18 mini muffins.
Sensitive to Nuts:
  • Use coconut milk or coconut water instead of almond milk.

6 Comments

  1. Simone Cecil

    5 stars
    Delicious and easy to make. Kids love it. Very nutritious!

    Reply
    • Casey-Lee Lyons

      So glad to hear you and the kids loved these 🙂

      Reply
  2. Meghana

    Any substitute for coconut flour?

    Reply
    • Casey-Lee Lyons

      Hi Meghana,
      Great question. The coconut flour is unique in its baking action so you can use almond meal but at double quantity. Here is a banana muffin recipe that uses almond meal instead: https://livelovenourish.com.au/recipe/banana-nut-muffins/
      For nut free of the almond meal recipe you can use tigernut flour or sunflower seed meal instead. Does this help?

      Reply
    • Carol

      I have substituted Brown rice flour for the coconut floursuccessfully.

      Reply
      • Casey-Lee Lyons

        That’s great to hear! Thank you for sharing this success. Hope you enjoyed the recipe.

        Reply

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