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Banana Spelt Gingerbread

Banana Spelt Gingerbread

This banana bread is so delicious and versatile I just had to share the recipe with you. Banana bread is a great thing to make when you have some leftover food in your fridge that you want to use up before it goes off. You can add things to it to make it different each time

  • Prep Time: Mins
  • Cooking Time: Mins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil

    or ghee

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 eggs

    at room temperature

  • 3 large ripe bananas

    mashed

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger

    finely grated

  • 1 tsp fresh turmeric

    finely grated

  • 2 cups sprouted spelt flour

    could also use a blend of rye, spelt and almond meal

  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup walnuts coarsley chopped

    optional

  • 1/3 cup coconut milk

    optional

Instructions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius.

Step 2

In a bowl, whisk coconut oil and honey until light and fluffy.

Step 3

Whisk in eggs one at a time.

Step 4

Add in bananas, vanilla extract, ginger and turmeric.

Step 5

In another bowl combine spelt, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and walnuts.

Step 6

Add dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix until just combined. Add coconut milk if the mixture is too dry or stiff to stir.

Step 7

Pour into a greased and lined loaf tin.

Step 8

Optionally, slice a banana in half, and press into the top of the mixture. Sprinkle coconut sugar and cinnamon on top.

Step 9

Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.

Step 10

Allow to cool in tin before removing to completely cool on a wire rack.