Recipe: Gluten & Dairy-Free Matcha Green Tea Banana Bread

Got some over-ripe bananas making your fruit bowl look sad? Whip up some of this delicious banana bread and everyone will be happy! Huge thanks to Bloom Teas for this gorgeous recipe.


  • --- For the Bread: ---
  • -----
  • 2 small bananas
  • 4 heaped tbsp honey
  • 1 whole egg
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 1/3 cup brown rice flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 tsp bicarb
  • 1 tsp vanilla powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 heaped tsp Bloom Teas Matcha powder

  • --- For the Icing: ---
  • -----
  • 3 tbsp thick coconut cream
  • 1/2 tsp Bloom Teas Matcha powder
  • 2 tbsp honey/maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup cashew nuts

Key info

  • Rating: Medium


1 Preheat your oven to 180c and line a loaf tin with baking paper.

2 To make the banana bread, add the bananas, honey and coconut oil into your food processor and blend until everything is well mixed.

3 Crack in the egg and blend again.

4 Next, sift the dry ingredients and pour these into the food processor. Blend everything together, until you’re left with a smooth cake mixture.

5 Pop this into your lined tin and bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes. Test to see if the cake is ready by piercing it with a skewer or cake taster to see if it comes out clear.

6 Place the cake onto a wire rack and allow to cool completely.

7 Meanwhile, to make the icing, blend together the coconut cream, cashews, honey and matcha to create a completely smooth and creamy frosting.

8 Once your loaf is cooled, pour over the frosting and decorate.

Bloom is an independent tea company set up in 2011 with a philosophy of using 'Tea as a Treatment' for inner wellbeing. Bloom is a leading producer of 'new-age' matchas that target energy, detoxification, digestion, immune support, relaxation, cognition and more, using only 100% natural ingredients and superfoods that are blended with organically grown matcha - by hand in England.

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