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Chocolate Banana Bread


A seriously tasty sweet treat, that’s as good for your health as it is for the soul! Perfect with a cup of tea and chat with a friend!

Serves 10

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Ingredients
 

  • 100 g choc chips or chocolate chopped into chips
  • 200 g white flour/ white spelt/ Buckwheat or GF flour
  • 1.50 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp bread soda
  • 120 ml sunflower/ coconut oil
  • 150 g liquid sweetener such as maple syrup agave syrup, brown rice syrup etc
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seeds
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 50 g walnuts

Instructions
 

  • In a glass or cup mix the ground flax and water and leave to sit for 5 mins until it coagulates.
  • In a large bowl add the dry ingredients, ( flour, cinnamon, baking powder, bread soda)
  • In a blender add the wet ingredients, the peeled bananas, sunflower oil, liquid sweetener, soaked ground flax and blend till smooth.
  • If you don’t have a blender mash the bananas and in a bowl mix the wet ingredients till well mixed.
  • Add the dry and wet ingredients together and mix till a lovely smooth batter.
  • Roughly chop or crush the walnuts.
  • Add the chocolate chips and crushed walnuts and mix well.
  • Line a baking tray approx 23cm x 15 cm x 5 cm heigh with baking parchment.
  • Pour in the batter into the lined baking tray.
  • For decoration if you want you ca cut a banana lengthwise in half and put on the top of the batter to caramelise in the oven, add a few extra choc chips on top before baking too for an extra indulgent looking banana bread!
  • Bake for approx 60 mins or until a skewer comes out clean.
  • Leave to cool and cut and enjoy!

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Keyword plant-based, vegan
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