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Gluten Free Pumpkin Banana Bread

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Servings: 1 loaf
Author: Cindy Hopper


  • 2 cups gluten free all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp xanthan gum (omit if flour blend contains it)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup avocado oil
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 2/3 cup milk of choice room temperature
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup mashed banana (1 medium banana)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts Optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Add a layer of parchment paper to a 9×5” loaf pan and spray with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, add gluten free flour, xanthan gum, baking powder, baking soda, pumpkin pie spice and both white and brown sugars. Whisk to combine, breaking up any lumps. Stir in optional nuts.
  • In a medium bowl, add avocado oil, eggs, milk, pumpkin puree, mashed banana and vanilla extract. Whisk to combine. 
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for 60-65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.