Chai Spiced Banana Bread

This recipe is a variant of my ‘best banana bread’ using warm winter spices. Great to enjoy with a cup of coffee on a cold winter day or serve them on your Christmas breakfast table!

Season: Winter
Servings: about 12 slices
Diet: Vegan, gluten free
Time: 40-50 minutes
Difficulty: Easy


Wet ingredients:
• 4 bananas 
• 1 egg
• 100 ml. maple syrup
• Few drops vanilla essence

Dry ingredients:
• 250 gr buckwheat flour
• 1 tsp. baking soda
• 1 tsp. baking powder
• 2 tsp. cinnamon
• 1 tsp. ginger powder
• 1/2 tsp. ground cloves
• 4 crushed cardamom pods 
• Few grinds black pepper
• Handful of chopped nuts 
• 2 tsp. sesame seeds
• 2 tsp. linseeds

1. Preheat the oven to 180C.
2. Mash the bananas and mix the wet ingredients together, then add the dry ingredients.
3. Line a cake tin with baking parchment.
4. Pour the mixture into the cake tin and bake for 30-40 minutes. Check with a skewer if the cake is cooked, if it comes out clean your cake is done. Let it cool in the cake tin. Enjoy!

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