Wholewheat Banana-Walnut Bread
Recipe type: Bread
Cuisine: Western
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Serves: 10 slices
Healthy wholewheat banana bread with lots of fibre, protein and healthy fats
  • ⅓ cup avocado oil
  • ¼ cup maple syrup + 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 2 Tbsp soy milk or almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 ¼ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 3 Tbsp chopped walnuts, plus extra for topping
  • 2 tsp Ogran egg replacer powder mixed with 2 Tbsp water (optional)*
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 165°C and grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk oil, maple syrup and sugar together.
  3. Puree bananas with milk and vanilla then stir into bowl. Add salt and cinnamon.
  4. Sift flour with baking soda.
  5. Blend oats with chia seeds until it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Combine with the flour.
  6. Mix in the flour into banana mixture and stir until combined.
  7. Fold in chopped walnuts.
  8. Add egg replacer if using, stir to mix, and then mix briefly into batter until it is evenly distributed. Spread batter into the greased loaf pan.
  9. Sprinkle with coconut sugar and chopped walnuts.
  10. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes. Check that the bread is done baking by inserting a toothpick in the top. It should come out clean.
  11. Let the bread cool in the loaf pan for 5 minutes, then remove from pan and let it cool for 20 minutes before slicing.
*It makes the texture slightly more moist but is not essential to the recipe
Recipe by Little Green Kitchen at http://www.littlegreenkitchen.com.sg/wholewheat-banana-walnut-bread/