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vegan banana bread recipe

Vegan Banana Bread Recipe

This vegan banana bread recipe with a crumble topping is delicious: the perfect vegan breakfast, snacks, or even dessert! It's just that good!!

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword banana, banana bread, bread, crumble, crumble topping, oats, snacks for kids, vegan ice cream
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Author Shawna Clapper



  • 1 cup bananas mashed
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 ½ tbsp baking powder
  • cup oil
  • 1 ¾ cup oat flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Crumble Topping

  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup Cold Vegan Butter (such as Earth Balance)
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a bread pan with parchment paper.

  2. Mash approximately two large bananas to get about 1 cup of well mashed banana. (A little more or less is fine.)

  3. Mix together the mashed banana and ½ cup sugar til blended well.

  4. Add the baking powder, oat flour, oil, and 1 tsp cinnamon; stir til well mixed again. Then pour into lined bread pan.

  5. In another bowl mix together the all purpose flour, rest of the sugar and cinnamon.

  6. Chop in the vegan butter and mix gently to create a crumble. It should NOT be smooth.

  7. Pour crumble over bread mixture and bake for about 40 minutes.

  8. Let cool before cutting. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*You may replace the oil with the same amount of unsweetened applesauce to make it healthier.