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BOOST Just Protein Banana Crunch Loaf

Banana bread is studded with chunks of walnuts and BOOSTed with protein powder for a great post-workout or midday snack or dessert.
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Servings: 12 servings of 1 slice each
Skill level: Intermediate

What you need

3/4 cup (175 ml) whole wheat flour
1/2 cup (125 ml) all-purpose flour
2 tsp (10 ml) baking powder
1 tsp (5 ml) baking soda
1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
2 eggs
3/4 cup (175 ml) coconut sugar
1/2 cup (125 ml) plain Greek yogurt
1/2 cup (125 ml) canola oil
1/4 cup (60 ml) packed brown sugar
1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla extract
3 (about 1 1/2 cups/ 375 ml) ripe bananas, mashed
1 cup (250 ml) chopped walnuts, divided

How to prepare

Instructions

Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Line 9- x 5-inch (1.5 L) loaf pan with enough parchment paper to overhang sides.

Whisk together whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, protein powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Whisk together eggs, coconut sugar, yogurt, canola oil, brown sugar and vanilla; add mashed bananas. Stir into flour mixture just until combined. Stir in 3/4 cup (175 mL) walnuts.

Scrape into prepared pan; sprinkle with remaining walnuts. Bake for 55 to 65 minutes or until tester inserted in centre comes out clean. Let cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan; let cool completely.

Tips

Preserving

Store in airtight container for up to one week or freeze for up to one month.

Nutrition Information

Per 1/12 of loaf

 
Amount
% DV

Calories

320
 

Fat

17 g
 

Saturated Fat

1.5 g
 

Cholesterol

30 mg
 

Sodium

310 mg
 

Carbohydrate

35 g
 

Fibre

2 g
 

Sugars

18 g
 

Protein

7 g