Super Quick Sugar Free Banana Bread with Barley Flour
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Serves: 1 loaf
  • 3 tablespoons (60 grams) coconut oil
  • 2 large extra ripe bananas, peeled (320 grams of flesh)
  • 3 eggs (170 grams)
  • 8 medjool dates, pitted (150 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • ⅓ cup (50 grams) barley flour
  • ⅔ cup (85 grams) wholemeal plain or spelt flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon psyllium husks
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 5 teaspoons (20 grams) chia seeds
  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees C and line a standard loaf tin with greaseproof paper
  2. Start by melting coconut oil either in microwave, on stove top or in bowl of thermomix
  3. Add oil to your food processor bowl (if not already in your thermomix) along with bananas, eggs, dates and vanilla paste
  4. Blend together until smooth - 30 seconds speed 5 in thermomix
  5. Sift together barley flour, wholemeal flour, baking powder, psyllium husks and cinnamon
  6. Add to food processor bowl along with chia seeds
  7. Pulse to mix together, or mix for 5 seconds on speed 5 in thermomix
  8. Pour mixture into prepared loaf tin and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a skewer poked into the centre comes out clean
  9. Allow to cool before slicing and enjoying
Recipe by Healthy Home Cafe at