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Skinnymixer’s Banana, Walnut & Date Loaf

So many people ask ‘What is the best Banana Bread Thermomix recipe?’ 

Hardly an original recipe concept, but this Banana, Walnut & Date Loaf is delicious, grain free, dairy free and very low in unrefined sugar. 

It’s definitely something I still consider a treat food, because I have about 8 kg to go with my weight loss and I have found that nuts don’t seem to work for me; but its a great after school snack for the kids and I wouldn’t think twice about serving this to them for breakfast either.

Love Nik xx

 

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5 from 2 votes

skinnymixer's Banana, Walnut & Date Loaf

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Author: Skinnymixers
Recipe type: Dessert
Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 330 g raw almonds
  • 3 eggs
  • 250 g over ripe banana flesh 3 large bananas
  • 70 g coconut oil or butter
  • 25 g honey or liquid sweetener of choice increase if you like it sweet
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 50 g walnuts chopped small (optional, you can use any nut you like too)
  • 50 g medjool date flesh chopped small (optional)
  • Optional: sliced banana for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180 °C or 350°F fan forced and either grease/line a standard loaf tin, or use a silicone one.
  • Add 165 g or 5.8 oz of the raw almonds to dry mixer bowl, mill for 10 sec/speed 9/MC on or until fine. Set aside.
  • Add remaining raw almonds and mill for 10 sec/speed 9/MC on.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients, including the reserved ground almonds, but excluding the walnuts and dates, and mix for 15 sec/speed 5/MC on.
  • Scrape bowl down, add walnuts and dates, and blend for a further 5 sec/speed 4/MC on.
  • Remove cake batter to prepared loaf tin, garnish with banana slices if using, and bake in the oven for 40 min or until cooked. Please note, depending on your oven and the size/depth of your loaf tin, timing can be variable. You want a skewer to come out clean.
  • Allow cake to cool completely before slicing.

Notes

Bellini Users
Use sharp blade for this recipe.
At step 2 mill for longer if required.
At step 5 blend for longer if necessary.
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Nutrition Facts
skinnymixer's Banana, Walnut & Date Loaf
Amount Per Serving
Calories 280 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 53mg18%
Sodium 162mg7%
Potassium 331mg9%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 225IU5%
Vitamin C 1.8mg2%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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