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Banana & Buckwheat Bread

This nutritious banana bread recipe was kindly shared with us by the amazing Jessica Hoskins of Sage and Folk. Enjoy!

Servings 10-12 | Prep time 10 mins | Total time 1h 10 mins


  • 1 1⁄2 cups buckwheat flour

  • 1 cup raw honey

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon bicarbonate of (baking) soda

  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

  • 1 cup bananas mashed ripe (approximately 3 bananas) + 1 extra, halved

  • 1 organic egg

  • 1⁄2 cup plain (natural) yoghurt

  • 1⁄4 cup olive oil

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste or 1 vanilla pod scraped


  1. Preheat oven to 160°C (325°F).

  2. Place the buckwheat, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and cinnamon in a large bowl and mix to combine.

  3. Add the banana, egg, yoghurt, oil, maple syrup and vanilla and stir to combine.

  4. Pour into a lightly greased and lined loaf tin (1.75- litre-capacity) and top with the banana halves.

  5. Bake for 50-60 minutes or until cooked (test with a skewer).

👉 Click here to see Jessica's "My Day on a Plate" blog
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