Superfood Banana Bread

Bite into a slice of this delicious banana bread which is gluten- and refined-sugar free. Serve it with a generous slather of almond butter
Superfood Banana Bread
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Superfood Banana Bread
January 14, 2020
Level Easy
Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 1 hour
Serves 6-9
PHOTO BY Aasiya Jagadeesh
RECIPE BY Mylk Lab by Genki

INGREDIENTS

1 tsp flaxseeds, ground
2 tbsp spinneysFOOD Bottled Drinking Water
300g very ripe bananas, mashed
110g spinneysFOOD Maple Syrup
75g applesauce, at room temperature
180g pumpkin seed mylk, at room temperature
225g gluten-free flour mix
90g oat flour
1½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp pink Himalayan salt
2 tsp reishi powder
1½ tsp spinneysFOOD Fine Cinnamon
Whole rolled oats, for sprinkling (optional)

METHOD

  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4. Grease a 23-cm loaf tin with coconut oil and line the bottom with baking paper.

  • 2

    To prepare the vegan egg, stir together the flax seeds and water. Set aside for 15 minutes.

  • 3

    In a large bowl, combine the mashed bananas, maple syrup, applesauce, vegan egg and pumpkin seed mylk until creamy.

  • 4

    In a separate medium-sized bowl, whisk all the dry ingredients together.

  • 5

    Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix until just combine (be careful not to overmix). Pour the batter into the prepared tin, sprinkle whole rolled oats over the top.

  • 6

    Bake for 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cover the loaf with a sheet of aluminium foil 30 minutes in. Remove the sheet at the 50 minute mark.

  • 7

    Once done, place the tin on a wire rack to cool completely.

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