Healthy Banana Blueberry Crumb Bread

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A fluffy banana blueberry crumb loaf that is healthy, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free. Made with simple and nutritious ingredients, this delicious banana crumb bread is perfect for breakfast, an afternoon snack, or even as pre-workout fuel. Made with homemade oat flour, bananas, almond flour, blueberries, cinnamon, and sweetened naturally with maple syrup, this light, and scrumptious loaf are a must bake!

healthy banana blueberry crumb bread

Have extra brown bananas lying around? Make this fluffy healthy blueberry banana crumb bread!

Ok, let’s be real here, how many of you guys are “banana bread-ed” out. Because I sure am. I have been baking and eating so much of it. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good, warm, fluffy slice of homemade banana bread, but I am in desperate need of a little variety.

So, don’t you worry I came up with this fun recipe to satiate your banana bread craving, but in a fun, different & super tasty way!

This healthy blueberry banana bread is so light and fluffy that it deserves an award. I keep going back to the kitchen for another slice. I mean let’s be real, this loaf didn’t last more than 2 days in my household. Would it in yours?

Check out some of my other tasty desserts!

How to enjoy this gluten-free banana crumb loaf

I love eating a slice in the morning with yogurt and even as a little afternoon pick me up snack. It only takes 15 minutes to prep and 40 – 45 minutes to bake. So simple and easy! Plus the fluff factor is unreal.

One of the best parts about this healthy gluten-free blueberry banana bread is that it is naturally sweetened from the bananas and maple syrup. I love to bake with maple syrup. Not only is it all-natural, but it gives baked goods the perfect hint of sweetness without having to add any refined-sugar, making this healthy banana bread perfect for everyone, even sweet tooths.

This fun take on banana bread is truly tasty and a family favorite. The fresh blueberries and cinnamon are the perfect touches. They add the much needed notes of fall and coziness.

healthy banana blueberry crumb bread

Ingredients to make healthy blueberry banana crumb bread.

This nutritious banana blueberry loaf is not only healthy, but it is also gluten-free. I would seriously give this delicious bread a go. Plus, it only calls for a handful of ingredients that are all-natural and probably already in your pantry already!

Wet Ingredients:

Dry Ingredients:

  • Almond flour
  • Rolled oats
  • Coconut sugar
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda

Also, let’s not forget about the crumb topping on this gluten-free fluffy banana blueberry bread. It could be one of the best parts. It is light, healthy, sweet and melts in your mouth. I 100% recommend adding the crumb topping. Just look at it…. how delicious!!

healthy banana blueberry crumb bread

Tools you’ll need to make this healthy banana crumb bread

You’ll need a few utensils to make his fluffy healthy banana blueberry crumb bread, making clean up super easy!

  • Bread tin – I love using my glass one! It is super easy to clean and you can put it in the dishwasher.
  • Parchment paper
  • Nonstick spray
  • Two small breakfast bowls
  • One large mixing bowl – I absolutely love my Pyrex set. It is super functional, affordable, and cute!
  • A fork & stirring utensils
  • Measuring cups
healthy banana blueberry crumb bread

How to make this healthy banana blueberry crumb Bread.

This healthy banana crumb bread is super easy to make. You seriously do not need to be a professional baker or cook by any means. It’s so easy that you could most likely do it with your eyes closed. I promise. Here, I’ll walk you through the steps.

First, preheat your oven.

Next, line and grease a bread tin by cutting a little piece of parchment paper, placing it into the bottom of the pan, and spraying it with nonstick spray. This will make it so easy to take your blueberry banana bread out of the dish.

Next, in a small bowl, whisk the egg with a fork.

And, in a large bowl, mash bananas with a fork. They should be completely mushy and have no chunks.

Once the bananas are mashed, add in the whisked egg, vanilla extract, maple syrup, yogurt, and melted coconut oil to the large bowl. To melt your coconut oil, just place a little into a microwave-safe bowl and heat on 20-second intervals until melted. Then measure the desired amount and pour it into the bowl.

Next, you’ll make your homemade oat flour with rolled oat! In a blender, add your rolled oats and completely blend until a flour-like consistency. This trick not only comes in super handy for baking but saves you a ton of money!

Now, whisk in the almond flour, homemade oat flour, coconut sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, and baking soda to the large bowl until fully combined. Next, fold in your fresh blueberries by hand with a spatula and pour the batter into the lined bread tin.

In a small bowl, add all crumb topping ingredients and combine them. It should be a sand texture. Now, generously sprinkle this mixture on top of the loaf and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

And voila! Easy, healthy blueberry banana bread that’s made with almond flour and other wholesome ingredients. It’s perfect for breakfast, an afternoon snack, or a post-dinner dessert!

healthy banana blueberry crumb bread

How to store this healthy blueberry banana loaf?

For best results, store in a covered container for 2 – 4 days at room temperature. Or freeze up to 2 months in an airtight ziplock bag or container.

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Healthy Banana Blueberry Crumb Loaf


  • Author: Tati Chermayeff
  • Total Time: 60 minutes
  • Yield: 1 loaf 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

A fluffy banana blueberry crumb loaf that is healthy, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free. Made with simple and nutritious ingredients, this delicious banana crumb bread is perfect for breakfast, an afternoon snack, or even as pre-workout fuel.


Ingredients

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Bread:

  • 1 egg
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2.5 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 3 Tbsp greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 1/2 cup homemade oat flour *
  • 1 Tbsp coconut sugar **
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries

Crumb Topping:

  • 1 Tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1 Tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp homemade oat flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350F and line and grease a 9″ x 5″ bread tin.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the egg. 
  3. In a large bowl, mash bananas with a fork. Add in the whisked egg, vanilla extract, maple syrup, yogurt, and coconut oil. Fully combine.
  4. Now whisk in almond flour, homemade oat flour*, coconut sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, and baking soda. until fully combined. Hand fold in fresh blueberries. Pour batter into the lined bread tin.
  5. In a small bowl, add all crumb topping ingredients and combine. Should be a sand texture. Sprinkle mixture on top of the loaf.
  6. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. 
  7. Let cool before serving, and enjoy!

Notes

* MAKE YOUR OWN OAT FLOUR: simply blend your favorite brand of rolled oats in the blender for around 20 to 30 seconds until smooth. It should be a “flour” consistency.

** You can substitute light brown sugar for the coconut sugar.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 – 45 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast & Snacks
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Gluten-free, healthy bread, healthy banana bread, banana crumb, blueberry banana bread, healthy breakfast, healthy snack, healthy banana crumb bread, gluten free bread, refined sugar free

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  • Abby Jones
    Posted at 09:17h, 13 September Reply

    This bread was amazing!! The perfect combination of moist and fluffy. Super simple to make and you can easily sub in a flax egg if you don’t have a regular egg.

    • Tati Chermayeff
      Posted at 11:21h, 20 October Reply

      I am SO HAPPY you loved this loaf. It is truly so fluffy and delicious 🙂

  • Dana Sultan
    Posted at 12:50h, 14 September Reply

    My roommate and I made this last night and were SO happy with the result! It turned out perfectly moist and perfectly sweet. Love the idea of the crumble on top… works so well! Highly recommend!

    • Tati Chermayeff
      Posted at 11:22h, 20 October Reply

      Hi Dana, YAY I am thrilled you and your roommate loved this loaf. It is addictive!

  • Kelley Acton
    Posted at 21:52h, 22 September Reply

    This was amazing !!!! It was healthy but so delicious . My whole family was blown away and asking for seconds . Definitely going to be making again !

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