Vegan-friendly banana bread with walnuts

Nici Wickes' banana bread recipe is moist, sweet, slightly sticky and keeps well. It’s also dairy and egg-free, so it's vegan-friendly. Try serving with orange butter and honey if you don't have dietary requirements
Vegan-friendly banana bread
10 slice



1.Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and line a loaf tin.
2.Put the dates, brown sugar and water in a saucepan, then cook over low heat for 3-4 minutes. Bring to the boil for 2 minutes, then take off the heat. Add the remaining ingredients and stir well.
3.Spoon into the prepared tin and smooth the surface with the back of the spoon, making a slight dip lengthwise in the middle so that when it rises, it will rise to flat.
4.Bake for 40 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Cool for 5-10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack.
5.Serve in thick slices.
  • Makes 10-12 slices. – Try serving with butter that has been whipped together with orange zest, then add a drizzle of honey if you aren’t vegan or dairy-free. – This banana bread toasts well too.

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