Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Banana bread with Mr Thermie

I bought some almond milk as it sounded so delicious, in truth it's the nastiest stuff I've ever drunk. Who in their right mind drinks such a horrid concoction I'd rather starve.

Got me thinking on needing to use this horrible yuck and thought it might go alright in some Banana bread.


  • 1/2 cup Rolled Oats
  • 150ml Milk
  • 150ml Almond milk (or 300ml normal milk if you too think almond milk is nasty)
  • 3 overripe bananas, mashed
  • 240g Self Raising Flour (You Can Use Wholemeal)
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/3 cup Soft Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Mixed spice
  • 3 tablespoons Honey
  • 1 Egg
  • 100g of nuts I used almonds, cashews and macadamias
True Thermomix style (or is it Tracey Style?) chuck in all in the bowl in the order listed then mix on 6 for 30 sec. Use a lower speed if you want chunkier nuts but I have kids so wanted things well blended. Add the oats at the end and mix slowly if you want them whole.

If you don't have a Thermie well you miss out. No not really you may need to soak your oats, mash your banana by hand and chop your own nuts but then you should be right to mix in a bowl. Sweat and love makes a cake taste better right?

Pour into greased and lined loaf tin and bake for 45mins on low to moderate oven try around 180C

NB I forgot the weigh as I went so I will update the recipe with weights next time I make it.

1 comment:

  1. I used to think that almond milk was from the bottom of the compost bin too. Until I soaked and ground my own almonds. The light shone and I could here harps playing, I'm sure of it. If you're interested in a break from the dairy cycle, you could try this in your thermie. Soak almonds overnight (ratio of 1cup almonds 2 cups water) in the morning chuck it all in the thermie and blitz. Strain through muslin type cloth for a milk like texture or straight up for a thicker grainy feel. Strained left overs can be oven dried to make almond meal. Preferably used straight away but can be used the next day too, just give it a stir. Just sharing the almond milk love