Plant recipe: Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Squares

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Can we just take a moment to appreciate the person who came up with combining chocolate and banana in recipes! It has to be one of my favourite flavours.

Ok, aaaaaand on with the recipe!

These chocolate banana squares were really simple to make, as you can probably tell by my other recipes on here, I don’t like mess around.  I tend to only make quick and easy  recipes that won’t have you in the kitchen for a long period of time. Cause let’s be real no one has time to spend half their day in the kitchen just making one recipe. A lot of the ingredients are pretty common staples, so anyone who likes to bake should have them in their kitchen.

How did they come out? not too sweet, not too heavy or doughy, not too dry, subtle coconut and oat taste, nice chocolate and banana flavour, delicious when warm.

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Perfect for….. a snack with a coffee, to grab as a quick breakfast in the morning if you are rushing out the door, or to kill a sweet craving.

What you will need:

  • 2 mashed bananas
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 flax eggs ( 2 tbsp flaxseed meal mixed with 5-6 tbsp water, leave sit for 10 minutes)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups oat flour (I just blended up some regular oats to make it into a flour)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 180c.
  2. Mix all the wet ingredients ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Fold in dry ingredients (flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda), mix until everything is combined.
  4. Lastly fold in the chocolate chip.
  5. Pour mix into a brownie tray (9x5in) and sprinkle some more chocolate chip over the  top.
  6. Oven for 45 minutes.
  7. Cool on a tray and cut into equal squares.

 

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