Spiced Banana Bread w/ Hazelnuts


Ingredients

  • ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 ¼ cups organic unbleached all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¾ cup evaporated cane sugar
  • 3/4 cup ice cold un-sweetened almond milk
  • 2 level tablespoons VeganEgg
  • 1/3 cup neutral tasting oil (safflower)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 tablespoons toasted hazelnut pieces, for topping

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk flours, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, sea salt and sugar.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk ice cold almond milk with VeganEgg until slightly thickened, about 1 minute. Add to dry ingredients with oil, vanilla, and apple cider vinegar. Whisk until uniform.
  4. Fold in mashed banana and mix until uniform.  Mixture will be thicker than traditional cake batter.
  5. Grease loaf pan (9 x 5) with cooking spray and add in batter. Top with a sprinkling of hazelnuts.
  6. Bake for 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour ten minutes or until toothpick comes out clean in center. Cool on cooling rack before slicing.

 

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