Avocado, Chocolate and Banana Loaf

Three of my favourite ingredients smooshed into a gluten-free and dairy-free snack. It is full of nutritious ingredients and contains only natural sugars. It is not only delicious but good for you too. Without further ado…

Avocado, Chocolate and Banana Loaf

  • Servings: 12
  • Time: 1 hour (40 - 45 minutes cooking)
  • Difficulty: easy
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A nourishing and filling, chocolatey treat.

Ingredients

  • 1 large avocado - 200grams
  • 1 medium banana - 90grams
  • 4 Medijool dates
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 2 tablespoons coconut cream
  • 1 tablespoon honey (or rice malt syrup, if vegan)
  • 2 eggs (or flax-eggs if vegan)
  • 1/2 cup of walnuts, chopped
  • 1 cup lupin flakes
  • 1 cup almond flour (or 2 cups, if not using lupin flakes)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • sprinkle of salt
  • 1/3 cup of dairy free chocolate, cut, plus some to sprinkle on top!

Directions

  1. In a food processor combine avocado, banana and dates.
  2. Melt coconut oil and add vanilla bean paste, honey, coconut cream and eggs. Add to the avocado mixture and pulse until smooth and combined.
  3. In a large bowl combine the dry ingredients. Mix together before adding the wet ingredients. Mix to combine but avoid over mixing.
  4. Put mixture into a prepared loaf tin (22cm x 12cm) and place into a preheated 160 degree C fan forced oven. Sprinkle with extra chocolate chips.
  5. Bake for 40 - 45 minutes. Loaf is cooked when an inserted skewer comes out clean. Leave the loaf to cool before slicing. Serve with banana and cinnamon, or for a savoury option, avocado slices! Yum.

 

 

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