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healthy gluten-free vegan chocolate chip banana bread
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4.8 from 20 votes

Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Easy to make Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread which is super soft, moist, and delicious. The recipe is plant-based, gluten-free, oil-free, healthy-ish, and can be made grain-free. Only 10 ingredients in total!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread, chocolate chips
Servings: 8
Calories: 219kcal


Dry ingredients:

Wet ingredients:


  • I recommend using a kitchen scale for this recipe. You can easily switch between US and metric measurements underneath the ingredient list. Check the video below for easy visual instructions.
  • Preheat oven to 360 degrees F (180 degrees C) and line an 8-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Put all dry ingredients (except the chocolate chips) into a bowl and mix with a whisk. You can also process the ingredients in a food processor (that's what I did).
  • In a small bowl, mash the bananas really well with a fork and add them to the bowl (or food processor) where you put the dry ingredients.
  • Add the plant-based milk, vinegar, and vanilla extract and whisk again or use the pulse function of your food processor until just combined (don't overmix).
  • Finally, add the chocolate chips and stir with a spoon.
  • Pour the batter into the baking pan and add more chocolate chips on top.
  • Bake in the oven for about 35-40 minutes. You don't want to overbake the banana bread but make sure the center isn't liquid anymore when you make a test with a toothpick. It's fine if it's slightly sticky/crumbly but shouldn't be wet.
  • Let the banana bread cool and cut into slices. Enjoy!



  • *To make your own oat flour, simply process oats in a blender or electric coffee/spice grinder. You can try using buckwheat flour for a grain-free version. Also, regular flour or spelt flour (for a non-gluten-free version) should work well in this recipe (I haven't tried it myself though).
  • **Granulated sweetener: You can use regular sugar, Erythritol, Xylitol (birch sugar), coconut sugar etc.
  • ***Make sure to use almond flour (which consists of 100% ground almonds). Any other ground nuts can be used instead of almond flour. For a nut-free version, you can use 75 grams of ground shredded unsweetened coconut.
  • Recipe serves 8. Nutrition facts are for one serving (calculated with Erythritol).
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 79
% Daily Value*
Fat 8.8g14%
Carbohydrates 25.5g9%
Fiber 4.7g19%
Sugar 7.4g8%
Protein 6.3g13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 25.5g | Protein: 6.3g | Fat: 8.8g | Fiber: 4.7g | Sugar: 7.4g