Chia Seed and Banana Breakfast Loaf
- 4 large ripe bananas, mashed
- 2 eggs
- 100g dates, finely chopped
- 3 heaped tbsp yoghurt
- 50g dried coconut
- 3 tbsp chia seeds
- 300g self-raising flour
- ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda
- 2 tbsp milk
- 1 tbsp vanilla extract
- A pinch of cinnamon
You will also need:
- A loaf tin.
- Baking paper or a bit of margarine for the tin.
Serving Suggestion: Spread a layer of cottage cheese and then sprinkle some raspberries on top for sweet decoration.
- Preheat the oven to 180°C.
- Line a loaf tin with baking paper, or grease with margarine.
- In a large bowl, add the bananas and eggs, one at a time. Whisk well.
- Fold in the dates, yoghurt, coconut and chia seeds.
- Sieve in the remaining ingredients, except the milk.
- Add 2 tbsp milk for a smoother texture. Pour into the loaf tin.
- Bake for 30 mins, then cover with foil and continue to bake for 20-30 mins until the loaf is golden.
Tip: Test with a skewer. If it comes out clean when inserted into the centre, you’re good to go! If not, bake for another 5 minutes and test again.