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Banana Malt Loaf

Yields10 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 10 mins

A easy malt loaf recipe, with sweetness from nutrient-rich bananas, dried fruit as well as malt syrup and a little sugar. An ideal pre workout or competition snack.

 100 ml black tea
 100 g dried dates, chopped
 100 g dried figs, chopped
 150 g malt syrup - barley or rice (can use molasses and maple syrup for a gluten free version)
 50 g unrefined sugar (coconut sugar tastes great)
 250 g plain flour (can use gluten free blend)
 2 tsp baking powder
 2 bananas

soak the fruit in the tea for up to 4 hours


preheat oven to 160 degrees centigrade (fan assisted) or 180 degrees centigrade


heat the malt syrup and sugar in a small saucepan until the sugar has dissolved


mix the flour, baking powder in a bowl


combine the mashed banana, melted sugar/syrup and tea-soaked fruit


mix wet and dry ingredients together


pour batter into a greased and lined 2lb loaf tin


bake for 1 hour, cool then slice

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 95g

Servings 0