Healthy banana bread recipe

You’ve gotta love a slice of banana bread and this healthy banana bread recipe is perfect for dreary days that need lighting up with something sweet, yet healthy.

The trick is to wait, patience is a key virtue in this recipe, wait until the bananas are on the brink of decomposing, tread carefully, it’s a thin line. While waiting for the bananas may take time, the recipe itself is super quick and healthy. Feel free to add your favourite additions, chopped nuts, cacao chips and raisins for example. The fresh baking smell of this banana bread drifting through your home is quite amazing.

Makes 1 loaf

Heaping 1tbsp coconut oil, melted

3/4 cup pure maple syrup

2 eggs, beaten

1tsp vanilla essence

2 mashed bananas

2 scant cups light buckwheat flour

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1 tsp baking power

Pinch of salt

Preheat oven to 375F and grease a loaf tin.

Beat oil, sugar, eggs and vanilla thoroughly, literally until your arm is crying! Add mashed bananas and stir well.

Combine dry ingredients.

Pour half the wet mixture into the dry mixture and stir. When half of it is folded in, add the rest of the wet mixture and fold together until you have a smooth batter.

Pour into the greased tin and bake for 40-45 minutes. Serve when ready and slightly cool.

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