Sourdough Banana Bread

By Lise-Anne Michel {Plum Planted}

Makes 1 Loaf

WFPB, Vegan option, Dairy-free, Sugar-free, Oil-free


Ingredients:

1 1/2 c. whole wheat flour

1 t. baking powder

1/2 t. baking soda

1/2 t. salt

3/4 c. dairy-free / sugar-free chocolate chips, nuts, or blueberries (optional)

1/2 c. unsweetened apple sauce

Heaping 1/3 c. raw unpasteurized honey*

3 small organic bananas (or 2 large)

1 c. natural yeast (sourdough starter)**

1 t. vanilla


Method:

1. Preheat oven to 350ยบ F, and prep a loaf pan by either lightly greasing and flouring it, or lining it with parchment paper.

2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and chocolate chips, nuts or blueberries (if using).

3. In a high speed blender, combine the apple sauce, honey, bananas, potatoes, natural yeast, and vanilla until smooth.

4. Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients and whisk together until well combined.

5. Pour batter into your prepared loaf pan and bake for 50-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

6. Remove from oven and let sit for 10-15 minutes before turning out and transferring to a cooling rack.

7. Let cool, or slice and serve warm.


Recipe Tips:

* If you are vegan and do not eat honey, sub for maple syrup

** If you do not have natural yeast, increase water and flour by 1 c. each