• A Scrumptious Molasses, Banana and Date Loaf

    A Scrumptious Molasses, Banana and Date Loaf

    50g coconut oil
    1 tablespoon molasses/30g
    20g coconut sugar
    80g dates (pitted) chopped
    3 medium over ripe bananas (mashed)
    1/2 cup milk
    2 eggs (lightly whisked)
    40g plain flour
    265g self raising flour
    1/2cup shredded coconut
    1 teaspoon cinnamon

    Preheat oven to 180°C.

    Place molasses, sugar, coconut oil and dates in a saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring continuously until butter has melted and dates are soft. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly

    Sift flours and cinnamon in a bowl and stir through coconut.

    Once butter has melted and ingredients in pan have slightly cooled add the mashed banana, milk then  stir in the eggs and finally fold through the flour until just combined.

    Pour into greased and lined loaf tin

    Cook for about 45-50 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.

    Allow to rest in pan for 5 minutes then place on wire rack to cool completely.