Vegan Banana Bread
|2 cups all-purpose, unbleached flour
3/4 cup dark brown sugar, packed
3/4 t baking soda
3/4 t salt
3/4 t cinnamon
1/2 cup soy or almond milk
1 t apple cider vinegar
4 large, extra ripe bananas, mashed
1/4 cup vegetable oil (sesame, almond or safflower)
2 T maple syrup
1 t vanilla extract
sunflower seeds (optional)
chocolate chips (optional)
|Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Lightly oil a 9″ x 5″ loaf pan.
Sift together flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon into a mixing bowl.
In another bowl, mix together the soy milk and vinegar and let stand for 2 minutes – this makes it like buttermilk.
Add to the milk mixture the bananas, oil, syrup and vanilla and mix well.
Add the dry ingredients, and mix.
Stir in the sunflower seeds and/or chocolate chips if you choose.
Pour the batter into the loaf pan.
Bake for 1 hour until done.
Cool for about 20 minutes and remove from pan.