Quinoa Banana Bread

Alessandra Seiter

Vegan quinoa banana bread

This quinoa banana bread will become one of your go-to vegan recipes in no time!

Dense, moist, and full of both flavour and fibre, this sweet bread features the nutritional powerhouse of quinoa in the form of flakes (similar to rolled oats).

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup quinoa flakes
  2. ½ cup oat flour
  3. 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  4. 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  5. 3 ripe bananas, peeled
  6. 3 tbsp ground flaxseed
  7. 1/3 cup water
  8. ½ cup applesauce
  9. 2-4 tbsp maple syrup

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Lightly oil a 9×3-inch loaf pan and dust it with flour.

Method

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the flaxseed meal and water. Let stand for 5-10 minutes, or until a gel-like texture forms.
  • In a large bowl, combine the quinoa flakes, oat flour, baking powder, and cinnamon.
  • In a smaller bowl, mash the bananas. Add the flax mixture, applesauce, and maple syrup, and whisk well to combine.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until well incorporated.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven, cover the pan with aluminum foil, and bake for another 15 minutes, or until a toothpick or sharp knife inserted into the centre of the loaf comes out clean.

Did you enjoy this recipe? Try this almond banana bread too!

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