REVIEW: XO Baking Co. Gluten Free Banana Bread

XO Baking Co. is a great company out of SoCal that makes their products with coconut flour. I recently really got into coconut flour and oil and milk – so I’m pretty excited about using my first mixes with the flour. XO Baking Co. is the first GF baking company to use organic coconut flour, according to the website. You can find their products on their website here and interact with them on their Facebook here.

Their products are gluten-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, and kosher. They’re made in a dedicated gluten-free facility. Although they contain no milk or egg product, they are not certified vegan. Several of their products, including the banana bread mixes are soy-free too! Lindsey gave me a few mixes to try out – and one of them was the banana bread that you’ll see below. Thanks!

Their all-purpose flour can be used cup-for-cup for regular flour – another great alternative for making your own GF flour!

Their products are available in many stores, including Whole Foods – using their store finder.

Here are a list of their products available:

  • All Purpose Flour
  • Pancake & Waffle Mix
  • Gingerbread Cookie Mix
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix
  • Double Chocolate Cookie Mix
  • Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Mix
  • Sugar Cookie Mix
  • Pumpkin Bread Mix
  • Zucchini Bread Mix
  • Corn Bread Mix
  • Banana Bread Mix
  • Fudge Brownie Mix
  • Chocolate Cake Mix
  • Vanilla Cake Mix
  • Chocolate Frosting Mix
  • Vanilla Frosting Mix
  • NEW: Pound cake mix
  • NEW: Chocolate cupcake kit
  • NEW: Vanilla cupcake kit
  • NEW: Oatmeal cookie mix

On top of XO Baking Co. having great ingredients in their mixes, I’d like to tell you about Lindsey from XO Baking Co. – she’s awesome! She’s also a certified health and nutrition coach, as seen in the “about” section.  I think she’s been at every expo I’ve been at recently, and she is a hard worker. As a self-starter myself, I like to support people like her and her company!

Here’s some pictures that show my time making their banana bread mix. I LOVE banana bread – even though I’m now “sensitive” to bananas – boo! It was great! I made it extra coconut-y by making it with coconut milk and coconut oil!

Making banana bread!


Going in the oven!

The result? YUM! I dig it! As soon as I’m cleared for bananas again, I plan on making this ASAP. It’s a great mix and I love making things with coconut flour!

XO Banana Bread

Do you want your own chance to win some mixes from XO Baking Co.? You can enter to win one of three prizes from the Celiac Disease Awareness Celebration Giveaway. You’ll get a ton of prizes, including some of their awesome pancake mix!

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Comments: 6

  1. Shannon F May 23, 2013 at 12:52 am Reply

    I LOVE banana bread and since I’m kind of new to GF, I thought it would be one of those things I would have to sacrifice. Its cool to see that this brand has even made a special banana bread mix!

  2. Monisha May 23, 2013 at 8:48 am Reply

    I love Coconut water and coconut but have never tried coconut flour- these products sound amazing and I am sure do not suffer from the dryness of other gluten free baked products.Thanks for the opportunity

  3. Staci Roe May 23, 2013 at 9:51 am Reply

    Sounds delicious!! Thanks for the chance to win.

  4. Nicole May 30, 2013 at 6:24 pm Reply

    Looks delicious!

  5. Kim L June 8, 2013 at 7:55 pm Reply

    who are the winners?

    • Erica Dermer June 8, 2013 at 10:52 pm Reply

      Hi kim! I announced it in the wrap-up post! The winners have already been notified thought 🙁

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