Breads, Loafs

Banana Nut and Seed Bread

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Ingredients

  1. 2 large bananas
  2. ⅔ cup butter, softened
  3. ½ cup buttermilk
  4. ½ cup milk
  5. 3 large eggs
  6. 2 teaspoon vanilla
  7. 2 ½ cup flour
  8. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  9. ½ teaspoon baking powder
  10. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  11. ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  12. ½ cup mixed nuts, roasted and chopped
  13. ½ cup mixed seeds, roasted and chopped

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Directions

  1. In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients except the nuts and seeds and set aside.
  2. In another bowl, mix butter, eggs and vanilla.
  3. Add both buttermilk and milk and mix.
  4. Add the dry ingredients and mix.
  5. Fold in the nuts and seeds.
  6. Pour into two lined loaf pans and bake in a 180°C preheated oven for 35-40 minutes.
  7. Remove from the oven and cool slightly, before removing from the pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
  8. Enjoy.

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Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana chocolate chip muffins

Ingredients

  1. 3 large bananas
  2. 2 large eggs
  3. 2 tsp vanilla
  4. ⅔ cup butter
  5. 1 cup milk
  6. 1 ⅓ cup sugar
  7. 2 ½ cups flour
  8. ½ tsp baking powder
  9. ½ tsp baking soda
  10. ½ tsp cinnamon
  11. 1 cup chocolate chips plus more for topping

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Directions

  1. Mix all the dry ingredients, set aside.
  2. Mix all the wet ingredients.
  3. Add the dry ingredients and mic well.
  4. Add chocolate chips and mix.
  5. Pour into a lined muffin pan and top with some more chocolate chips.
  6. Bake for 20-22 minutes in a 180°C preheated oven.
  7. Remove from the oven and cool.
  8. Enjoy.

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Breads

Festive Banana Bread

Festive banana bread

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup festive cake mix
  2. 1 cup mashed bananas
  3. ½ cup butter
  4. 1 egg
  5. 1/8 cup yoghurt
  6. ½ cup water
  7. ½ cup sugar
  8. 1 ½ cup self-raising flour
  9. ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  10. ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  11. ¼ teaspoon ginger
  12. ¼ teaspoon baking soda

Festive banana bread ingredients

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, add the festive cake mix and water and soak for at least 10 minutes, drain out and save the water for later.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients together.
  3. In a mixing bowl, mix all the wet ingredients except the mashed bananas and festive cake mix.
  4. Add in the dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Add in the mashed bananas and festive cake mix and mix well.
  6. Pour the batter into a greased or parchment paper lined loaf pan.
  7. Bake for 35-40 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and cool for a few minutes before removing from the pan and cooling completely on wire rack.
  9. Enjoy.

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Breakfast, Quick and Easy Eats

Banana Smoothie

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Ingredients

  1. 2 bananas
  2. ½ cup greek yogurt
  3. ½ milk
  4. A handful of seeds(use any seeds of your choice)

Directions

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  1. Add all the ingredients into the blender.
  2. Blend on low setting until well blended. Do not over blend; you want it to be textured and thick instead of very smooth and liquidy.
  3. Enjoy.

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Dessert

Banana Ice-cream

banana ice-cream

You can make this ice-cream with only bananas; the other ingredients are completely optional and it’s all up to you but I’m completely obsessed with cinnamon and nutmeg and use them in everything.  Although honey is also optional for this recipe, I recommend (especially if you have a sweet tooth problem like me) you add even just a little bit of it or any other sweetener of your choice for a total indulgent experience.

Ingredients

  1. 4 large ripe bananas, sliced and frozen
  2. 4 teaspoons honey (optional)
  3. ½ teaspoon cinnamon(optional)
  4. ½ teaspoon nutmeg(optional)

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  1. Remove the banana from the freezer and wait for about 1 hour if it’s very hard.
  2. Put the bananas in the blender.
  3. Add honey, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  4. Blend on high speed until smooth.
  5. If it’s too hard to blend, add a bit of water.
  6. Freeze for about 6 hours or until it’s hardened.
  7. Enjoy guilt free and absolutely delicious ice-cream.

pour  banana ice-cream

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