https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/23914/chia-banana-and-walnut-loaf-with-banana-cream

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With great nutritional benefits, there’s nothing to feel guilty about when consuming this moist loaf.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups wholemeal flour (or flour of choice)

  • 1¼ cup almond milk

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 bananas mashed

  • ½ cup rice malt syrup

  • ½ cup Natvia Sweetener (or an extra ½ cup rice malt syrup)

  • ½ cup chia seeds

  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • Banana cream decoration

  • ½ banana

  • 4 tablespoons almond milk

  • ½ cup cashews

  • Yellow food colouring (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon Natvia Sweetener or rice malt syrup

  • Walnuts

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180°C and line a rectangular baking pan with baking paper.

  • 2.

    In a large bowl mix the flour with chia seeds, baking powder, baking soda, and Natvia.

  • 3.

    Add almond milk and eggs to mixture in alternating batches mixing lightly.

  • 4.

    Add mashed bananas, rice malt syrup and vanilla to mixture and combine well. Mix through walnuts very lightly.

  • 5.

    Pour mixture into baking pan and place in oven for around 40 – 45 minutes and let cool while you prepare banana cream.

  • 6.

    Place all banana cream ingredients except walnuts in blender until a creamy texture is formed and smear over the top of the cake.

  • 7.

    Decorate with walnuts, slice and enjoy!

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