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Pecan Banana Bread

At the end of the week there always seems to be one or two bananas that need to be used. A great way to use them is in Pecan Banana bread. It’s sweet and crunchy and can be eaten for breakfast or a sweet treat. Spread with your favourite fruit jam for added flavour.

Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

1 cup mashed bananas

1/2 cup melted vegan margarine

1/4 cup sugar

1 flax egg

1 tsp vanilla

1 1/2 cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 cup chopped pecans

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Easy Banana bread

Easy banana bread has many uses. Sliced with peanut butter and a few banana slices it makes a great breakfast. Use in bread pudding or toast cubes to make croutons for fruit salad. Don’t forget to have a slice on its own. It’s delicious!

INGREDIENTS

1/4 cup safflower oil

3/4 cup sugar

1 beaten egg

1 medium mashed ripe banana

3 tbsp almond milk

2 cups flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 cup chopped walnuts.

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Blueberry Banana Ice

Blueberry banana ice is a refreshing frozen dessert great for any time of year.  Try replacing the blueberries with raspberries or strawberries for another treat.

INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 cups cashew milkBlueberry Banana Ice

1 1/2 cups mashed banana

2/3 cup frozen blueberries.

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Old Fashioned Banana Muffins

Old fashioned banana muffins are great for using up the ripe fruit before it spoils.  The recipe is light, sweet and fluffy and is good with coffee or tea.  For a special treat try adding chocolate or butterscotch chips to the batter.

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup vegan margarineOld fashioned banana muffins

3/4 cup sugar

1 beaten egg

1 cup mashed bananas

1 1/2 cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp vanilla

1/2 tsp salt

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Banana Jam Bread Machine Swirls

There’s nothing better on a rainy day than to come home to freshly made buns.  This recipe uses a similar bread dough to cinnamon buns but incorporates mashed bananas for a unique flavour.

Ingredients

2 medium mashed bananas

2 egg whites

1/4 cup milkBANANA JAM SWIRLS

4 tbsp sugar

1/2 tsp salt

2 tbsp butter

1 1/2 cups flour

1/2 cup flax seed meal

2 tsp bread machine yeast

1/4 cup sliced almonds

raspberry jam

Put ingredients except almonds and jam into the bread machine pan.  Mix on dough cycle.

When the cycle is finished remove the dough from the bread machine and let rise covered for 15 minutes.  Roll dough on a floured board into a rectangle.  Spread with jam and almonds.  Roll up in a log and slice into 10 pieces.  Place in a buttered pan and let rise for 1 hour.

Bake at 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 35 to 40 minutes. May be topped with plain icing.