Heart Healthy Recipe: Banana Bread


PREP:
 20 MINS COOK: 1 HR, 15 MINS, CUTS INTO 10 SLICES

Have your cake and eat it with this low-fat, healthy banana loaf – perfect for breakfast and beyond.

Ingredients:

  • low-fat spread, for the tin, plus extra to serve
  • 140g wholemeal flour
  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 300g mashed banana from overripe black bananas
  • 4 tbsp agave syrup
  • 3 large eggs, beaten with a fork
  • 150ml pot low-fat natural yogurt
  • 25g chopped pecan or walnuts (optional)

Method:

  1. Heat oven to 320 F. Grease and line a 2lb loaf tin with baking parchment (allow it to come 2cm above the top of tin). Mix the flours, bicarb, baking powder and a pinch of salt in a large bowl.
  2. Mix the bananas, syrup, eggs, and yogurt. Quickly stir into dry ingredients, then gently scrape into the tin and scatter with nuts, if using. Bake for 1 hr 10 mins-1 hr 15 mins or until a skewer comes out clean.
  3. Cool in tin on a wire rack. Eat warm or at room temperature, with low-fat spread.

Recipe from: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/healthy-banana-bread

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