Vegan Banana Bread

by Edward Daniel
Caption of Vegan Banana Bread. Image by Edward Daniel (c).

Vegan Banana Bread is one of my more traditional recipes. This is actually a gluten-free version, which I am now happy with. Sometimes, it is a case of letting go and experimenting with food and seeing where it lands. I do not add sugar to this dish and prefer mashing half my bananas and leaving the rest sliced within. To this Vegan Banana Bread I like sprinkling banana chips.

Caption of Vegan Banana Bread. Image by Edward Daniel (c).
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Serves: 8 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )

Ingredients

  • 400g bananas, preferably ripe
  • 80g millet
  • 80g buckwheat flour
  • 40g tapioca flour
  • 10g oats
  • 1tsp baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 60ml olive oil
  • 60ml filtered water
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 25g banana chips

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 180 degrees Celsius or if you have a fan oven 160 degrees Celsius.
  2. Line a cake tin (or two 7- or 8-inch cake tins) with olive oil and set to one side.
  3. In a food processor, grind the millet granules, buckwheat, oats. Place in a large mixing bowl with the tapioca flour, baking soda and salt. Mix well and set to one side.
  4. In a separate bowl, add the oil, water and vanilla extract. Mix well.
  5. Dish into the cake tin(s). Sprinkle over the banana chips but basting the top side of the chips with oil.  Cover with foil.
  6. Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes, removing the foil after 20 minutes and bake until the crust turns into a light golden colour. Insert a skewer to test if it comes out clear to see if it is baked.
  7. Remove from heat and set to one side until cool.
  8. Serve with some vegan butter.

Notes

By Edward Daniel, Vegan Chef and Former Chair of The Vegan Society. Contributor to Vegan Life Magazine, Plant Based Magazine, Vegan Food and Living Magazine and OK! Magazine. Speaker and cooking demonstrator at Vegan Life Life Festival London, Mind Body and Spirit Festival London, Veganes Sommerfest Berlin, and Bali Vegan Festival. Author of "Essence: The Beginner's Guide to Veganism".

 

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