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Blood orange banana bread

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins


  • Loaf tin


  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2/3 cup caster sugar
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/3 cup GF self raising flour
  • Zest from 1 blood orange
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • pinch ground nutmeg


  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1/2 blood orange- juiced


  • Preheat your oven to 175c and line a loaf tin with grease proof paper.
  • Mash the bananas to a puree with a fork and combine with your olive oil, then beat in both of the eggs.
  • Mix the remaining ingredients together in a large bowl, then fold through the wet mixture.
  • Pour the batter into your loaf tin and pop into the oven to bake for 40 minutes. (check after 30 to ensure it's doesn't brown too much on top)
  • Whilst the loaf is cooling mix 1/2 cup of icing sugar with the juice from 1/2 a blood orange. Adjust the sugar/juice until you have your desired consistency the drizzle over your loaf. Garnish with fresh fruits and enjoy!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Baking
Keyword: banana bread, banana bread, gluten free, blood orange