Banana and date sugar free and gluten free flapjacks

Healthy Banana Flapjacks

Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Soya-free, Nut-free, Refined Sugar-free
Course Snack
Keyword banana flapjacks, dairy free flapjacks, gluten free flapjacks, healthy flapjacks, sugar free flapjacks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 109 kcal
Author Vicki Montague, the Freefrom Fairy


  • 100 g pitted dates soaked in 100g boiling water
  • 85 g ripe banana when peeled - about one small one
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract ideally sugar free
  • 50 g coconut oil melted
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 250 g gluten free oats or 'normal' oats if you can tolerate gluten
Metric - US Customary units


  1. Place the dates in a bowl with the boiling water and leave to soak for at least 5 minutes
  2. Once soaked, tip the dates and water into a food processor or blender along with the banana, melted coconut oil, vanilla extract and bicarbonate of soda. Process until smooth and paste-like
  3. Tip the paste into a bowl and add the oats.
  4. Stir to combine, then place the mixture in a greased oven-proof dish measuring approx. 20 x 15cm.
  5. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 degrees, 160 degree fan, gas mark 4 for approx. 25 minutes until golden and firm
  6. Once cool cut up and store in an airtight container for up to 4 days

Recipe Notes

Nutrition date is to be used as a guide only.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Banana Flapjacks
Amount Per Serving
Calories 109 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 40mg2%
Potassium 116mg3%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 5IU0%
Vitamin C 0.5mg1%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.