These rich, fudge-like Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Banana Brownies have a smooth chocolate flavor followed by a light banana finish. They are the perfect treat when you are craving chocolate and bananas.
For more gluten-free banana recipes you’ll want to me my Grain-Free Banana Bars. They only take one banana, one bowl, and the mix in options are up to you. Looking for a more committed banana recipe? You’ll definitely want to make my Grain-Free Hummingbird Cake.
Gluten-Free Banana Brownies
I’ve always been a big fan of chocolate and bananas. These two flavorful ingredients make a great combination, and what better way to combine them than in a brownie?
I recommend serving these Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Banana Brownies straight from the oven. They are rich and fudgey, making them the perfect after dinner dessert.
Some people I know top these gluten-free banana brownies with vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, and sliced bananas. Genius, right?
These gluten-free chocolate banana brownies only require one bowl to make and just under 30 minutes to bake. This is an easy gluten-free banana recipe, with minimal cleanup that delivers delicious results. For an extra special treat, try adding in a handful of chocolate chips or some chopped nuts (or both).
You can substitute the sugar with coconut sugar or maple sugar, to make these Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Banana Brownies a tad bit healthier. Or, if you want to make them extra special top them with vanilla bean ice cream and hot fudge sauce – yum!
It’s hard to say not to a brownie sundae especially when they’re made with homemade brownies.
How to make gluten-free chocolate banana bars
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease an 8″X8” square baking pan; set aside.
- In a medium microwaveable mixing bowl, combine butter and chocolate chips. Microwave for 30 seconds, stir, then microwave for another 30 seconds. Stir until melted and combined.
- Add the sugar, cocoa powder, salt, and mashed banana. Mix until fully incorporated. Whisk in the vanilla extract and eggs until combined. Gently stir in the flour.
- Pour batter into your prepared baking dish and smooth out the top. Bake for 25 – 30 minutes or until the center is set.
- Cool completely before cutting. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
Can I make these gluten-free banana brownies dairy-free?
Yes, you can make these gluten-free banana brownies dairy-free. Simply use dairy-free butter in place of the butter in this gluten-free dark chocolate banana brownie recipe.
Not sure about the banana? Even people who aren’t big fans of bananas love these Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Banana brownies. My kids test tasted them for me and couldn’t tell there was banana in them.
If you are looking for a rich fudgey brownie that is higher in fiber, Joy Food Sunshine has you covered with Black Bean Brownies. If you haven’t tried Sweet Potato Brownies, I suggest you add them to your to-make list. They are also rich with flavor and simple to make.
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Serving Size: 1 brownie
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 172Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 39mgSodium: 188mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 1gSugar: 13gProtein: 3g