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Published February 16th 2013
Lighten up with this sticky date recipe
You heard me. This little creation will not only fill you up, but make your heart sing without the fat, sugar or calories of normal sticky date pudding and banana bread. It is vegan and gluten free, and a healthy alternative to an otherwise sugary dessert.
Sticky Date Banana Bread
Serves 2 1 cup almond meal 1 TBS chia seeds
1 TBS flaxseed meal 1/3 cup chopped dates 1 ripe banana 1TBS almond butter Cinnamon to taste cup of almond milk 3 TBS of Maple Syrup
10cm x 5cm oven proof dish
Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
Pour batter into an oven proof dish and sprinkle with grated dairy free chocolate (optional).
Cook for 20mins in 180 degree fan-forced oven.
Sticky Date Sauce
¼ cup of almond milk
¼ maple syrup
1 tsp GF Custard powder
Simmer on low until the three ingredients start to thicken
Remove from heat
Stick Date Plate!
This recipe is extremely versatile and can be changed accordingly to your taste. I put grated dark chocolate on top of my Sticky Date Banana Bread, and cocoa can also be added to the batter for a chocolatey twist!
Give it a try, it's healthy, tasty, easy and fun to make.