Chai Spiced Banana Bread

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

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!


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