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Banana, Olive Oil & Linseed Loaf w Cacao Nibs, Chia + Pumpkin Seeds

This loaf tastes amazing spread with softened butter. The crunchy cacao nibs and seeds add a welcome texture. Perfect for morning or afternoon tea x

Banana, Olive Oil & Linseed Loaf w Cacao Nibs, Chia + Pumpkin Seeds - serves ~10 (gluten- and dairy-free)

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 1 cup raw sugar( I used Chelsea raw sugar)

  • 2 large free-range eggs

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 3 medium over-ripe bananas

  • 1 ½ cups Gluten Free Baking Mix( I used the gluten-free baking mix recipe from the Homegrown Kitchen cookbook)

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • ½ cup ground linseeds

  • Topping: 1 Tbspn each of cacao nibs, pumpkin seeds and chia seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 160 C. Grease and line a loaf tin with baking paper.

  2. Place the eggs, sugar and oil in a bowl and beat with an electric mixer or whisk until pale and creamy

  3. Add the vanilla and bananas, and beat until well combined.

  4. Add the baking mix, soda and ground linseeds and fold gently until combined

  5. Pour mixture into the prepared loaf tin and sprinkle over the cacao nibs, pumpkin and chia seeds.

  6. Bake for about 50 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Allow to cool in the tin for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire cooling rack.

  7. Slice and enjoy!

#baking #dessert #glutenfree

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