Possibly the best banana bread ever
 
 
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Category: baking
Ingredients
  • ½ cup (50g) macadamia nuts (or almonds)/ nut meal
  • 3 over ripe bananas (350g) +extra 1-2 for decorating
  • 90g coconut oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup (optional)
  • ½ cup LSA (linseed sunflower almond meal) (40g)
  • ½ cup banana flour (45g) (or use ¾ cup flour of your choice or extra nut meal)
  • ½ cup shredded coconut
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • MIX INS:
  • ½ cup (65g) dried cherries/sultanas/blueberries (optional)
  • ¼ cup pepitas (35g)
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds (30g)
  • ¼ cup buckwheat kernals (buckinis) (40g)
  • 2 tsp black seeds/poppy seeds (optional)
Directions
  1. Pre heat oven to 170C and prepare a large loaf tin.
  2. Thermomix instructions:
  3. Place macadamia nuts in the bowl and blitz on sp8/5sec.
  4. Add banana and mash sp4/5 sec.
  5. Add eggs, coconut oil & maple syrup blend sp4/10sec.
  6. Add remaining ingredients (not mix-ins) and mix sp4/20 sec.
  7. Add mix-ins and stir sp 4/2 sec.
  8. Pour into loaf tin. Slice banana and place on the top and sprinkle with black seeds/poppy seeds.
  9. Bake in oven for 45-55 min or until browned and cooked.
  10. Cool for a few mins before turning out on a cooling tray.
  11. Try not to eat entire load immediately!
  12. Regular instructions - stand mixer/hand held mixers
  13. Mash bananas and set aside.
  14. Beat coconut oil, maple syrup and eggs for a minute or 2.
  15. Add banana and stir.
  16. Add remaining ingredients (not mix ins) and beat together until well combined.
  17. Add mix-ins and stir gently just to mix them through.
  18. Pour into loaf tin. Slice banana and place on the top and sprinkle with black seeds/poppy seeds.
  19. Bake in oven for 45-55 min or until browned and cooked.
  20. Cool for a few mins before turning out on a cooling tray.
  21. Try not to eat entire load immediately!
Recipe by What Annabel Cooks at http://whatannabelcooks.com/possibly-the-best-banana-bread-ever/