Gluten Free Vegan Gingerbread

This simple gingerbread recipe is vegan as well as gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, soya-free, low sugar and low FODMAP

Course Snack
Cuisine British
Keyword gingerbread, gingerbread house, gingerbread men, gluten free gingerbread, vegan gingerbread
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Chilling time 20 minutes
Total Time 52 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 127 kcal
Author Vicki Montague, The Freefrom Fairy


  • 170 g Free From Fairy plain gluten-free flour
  • 50 g gluten free oat flour or more gluten-free plain flour
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground mixed spice (pumpkin pie spice)
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 25 g brown sugar or coconut sugar if you prefer, but not for those on low FODMAP diet
  • 50 g coconut oil
  • 50 g banana
  • 1 tbsp molasses or maple syrup if low FODMAP
  • 1 tbsp ground flax seeds or chia seeds if low FODMAP - mixed with 3tbsp water
  • Zest half lemon optional
Metric - US Customary units


  1. Mix the ground flax seeds (I do mine in my coffee grinder) with the water and set aside
  2. Place the dry ingredients into a food processor and blend well
  3. Add the coconut oil and process until you have a texture like fine breadcrumbs
  4. Add the molasses, banana, lemon zest, if using, and flax mixture
  5. Blend again until you have a sticky dough
  6. Remove from the bowl and wrap in cling film
  7. Place in the fridge for around 20 minutes before rolling out on a well floured clean surface
  8. Cut out whatever shapes you like and place on a lightly greased or lined baking tray
  9. Bake your shapes for 10 - 12 minutes in a pre-heated oven at 180 degrees (160 fan)

Recipe Notes

Nutrition data for guidance only.

Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Vegan Gingerbread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 127 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 54mg2%
Potassium 83mg2%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.