I’ve been gluten-free for over 15 years. When I’m craving something, I don’t want a version of it that tastes “good for being gluten-free.” I want it to be as good as the real thing, and this banana bread delivers! It’s soft and moist and has a straightforward banana flavor that’s enhanced only by a touch of vanilla.
TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL GLUTEN-FREE BAKING
When a gluten-free bread or baked good doesn’t taste quite right, it’s usually because of the texture.
Gluten is an elastic protein found in wheat (and barley and rye) that gives structure and a satisfying chewiness. Without it, gluten-free baked goods have the potential to be dense, crumbly, and disappointing even if the flavor is on point. But they don’t have to be!
With the right recipe, you can end up with a final product that is just as good or, dare I say, even better than the…