Dark choc and date loaf

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Sweets & Desserts
10 peopleServes
10
Prep   20 min
Cook   60 min
  • Banana, 2 medium, over-ripe, peeled and chopped
  • Maple syrup (100%), 2 tablespoon(s)
  • Apple puree, 100 g, unsweetened
  • Eggs, raw, 1 extra large egg(s), lightly whisked
  • Ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon(s)
  • Self-raising flour, wholemeal, 2 cup(s)
  • Dark chocolate, 50 g, (70% cocoa solids), chopped
  • Fresh dates, , 8 date, pitted, pitted and chopped

Method

Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Line the base and sides of an 18 cm x 10 cm loaf tin with baking paper.

Place the banana in a large bowl and mash until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients and stir until well combined. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and level the surface.

Bake for 1 hour or until golden and a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then turn out and cut into 10 even slices. Serve warm.

Tips: The cooled loaf can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week; toast to warm and crisp up before serving. Slices of the cooled loaf can be wrapped individually and frozen for up to 3 months; thaw in the fridge overnight and toast to warm and crisp up before serving.

Nutrition facts per serve
Makes 10 serves

Note: If food units vary from the book, be guided by the following food units.

Meat & Protein 0.1
Bread & Cereals0.5
Vegetables0
Fruit0.8
Dairy0
Healthy Fats & Oils0
Indulgences0.5
Calories208
Protein4.4 g
Total fat2.8 g
- Saturated fat1.2 g
Total carbohydrates40.1 g
- Total sugars18.8 g
Fibre4.6 g
Sodium194 mg

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