Vegan banana, coconut and chia bread

Vegan banana bread with coconut and chiaIngredients

  • 3 bananas (lightly mashed)
  • 2 cup wholegrain flour (sifted)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tspn vanilla extract
  • 2 tspn chia seeds
  • 1 tspn ground cinnamon
  • 1 tspn baking soda
  • 1/2 tspn sea salt
  • Desiccated coconut (to top)

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180C and prepare a baking pan, by greasing lightly with olive oil spray.
  2. Combine the bananas, brown sugar, coconut oil, coconut milk and vanilla extract in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Fold in wholegrain flour, ground cinnamon, chia seeds, baking soda and sea salt. Gently combine all ingredients with a wooden spoon.
  4. Pour batter into pre-greased tin, then top with desiccated coconut.
  5. Bake for 40 minutes or until golden brown. Banana bread is ready to serve when a knife inserted into the pan reappears with only a few crumbs.
  6. Serve warm with Nuttelex spread. Enjoy!
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Preparation time: 15 minutes
Baking time: 40 minutes
Serves: 10 generous slices

About this recipe

Banana bread is a perfect snack for vegans on-the-go, and one that can be enjoyed for breakfast, morning or afternoon tea. Freeze individual slices and store in an airtight container, for up to 2 months. This recipe can be easily adapted to include walnuts, pecans or additional seeds of your choice.

Did you know that a medium-sized banana contains less than 100 calories, providing a sustained energy boost, in a natural and easily digestible form? Bananas are also rich in potassium and fibre, and have disease fighting properties!

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