Recipe of the Month – Banana Bread

Banana Bread is versatile, it’s a great way to use up over-ripe bananas and is super tasty. This recipe uses no refined sugars and is so easy to whip up making it almost guilt free…..

Banana Bread

You will need

Butter for greasing
60ml Coconut Oil
125ml Maple Syrup
1tsp Vanilla Extract
2 Medium Free Range Eggs, beaten
200g White/Wholemeal Spelt Flour
1tbsp Flax Seeds, ground
1tsp Ground Cinnamon
1tsp Baking Powder
1/2tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
3 Ripe Bananas, mashed
2tbsp Natural/Greek Yogurt
Drizzle of Honey to serve (optional)

Method

Preheat the oven to 180 and lightly grease a 900g loaf tin

Beat the coconut oil, maple syrup and vanilla extract together until well combined and then add the beaten eggs. Gently fold in the flour, flaxseed, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and cinnamon. Then stir through the mashed banana and Natural/Greek Yoghurt.

Spoon the batter into the tin and smooth the top with a palette knife. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until the skewer inserted into the centre of the bread comes out clean.

Remove the bread from the oven and leave to cool on a cooling tray. Drizzle the top with honey (if using) and enjoy!