To make banana bread with almonds and dry fruit that tastes this good, I must have apple puree.
And the recipe for the simplest homemade apple puree you can get HERE
Have you ever had a chance to try any bread with dry fruit and nuts? For me, it’s not just any bread.
For me, it’s a real dessert. I am capable of eating an entire loaf of bread with almonds and dry fruit (for example with cranberry) for one meal.
However, it’s a real shame not to try this banana bread, especially since it can be so easily made at home.
Important notes for banana bread with almonds and dry fruit?
Bread with almonds and dry fruit belongs to a group of healthier kinds of breads, which everyone who knows how to eat healthy would recommend.
The secret ingredient to this bread is overripe bananas. Yes, if you have bananas that went dark you can use them for this generous recipe.
Another good thing about this recipe is that you can use walnuts or any other nuts instead of almonds. Or you can put all the remaining almonds, hazelnuts, and walnuts you have in your house, but not enough for some other cake or pastry.
Also…bananas are the source of protein, but you can add to this source some other powder proteins. Of course, those you can buy in a store that sells healthy food or in better-equipped supermarkets. For example coconut protein…you have flax protein as well…
We will use honey or maple syrup instead of sugar.
How is banana bread with almonds and dry fruit made?
The main ingredients are flour, baking soda, muscat walnut, cinnamon, salt, honey, coconut oil, apple puree, eggs, vanilla extract, bananas and any kind of nuts. In my case, I used almonds the most.
First, divide wet and dry ingredients in two bowls.
So, in one bowl mix in flour (you can use the combination of wholegrain and rye flour), baking soda, muscat walnut, cinnamon, salt and almonds (or some other nut).
Nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, whatever you have) toast a bit on a warm pan before you put them in the mixture with flour.
In the other bowl mix in eggs, coconut oil, honey, vanilla extract, squashed bananas, apple puree or sauce, coconut oil and dry fruit.
You can use olive oil instead of coconut oil….
Then mix all the wet and dry ingredients into one mixture and stir them well.
Grease the mould with butter and spread the paper.
Pour in the mixture and bake at 170°C for one hour. That is until the toothpick you put in the bread to test if it is baked is dry when you pull it out.
Aluminium foil will protect the bread so that it doesn’t get burned on the surface.
What to say…crispy and healthy…and it melts in the mouth 🙂