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Protein Banana Bread Recipe

This recipe takes a morning tea classic, incorporating a serve of protein powder, in lieu of additional flour. The best part is that this recipe still tastes exactly as it should - like banana bread!

Ingredients for high-protein banana bread including Roam Protein powder and bananas

Ingredients

Wet ingredients
3 ripe bananas - mash 2, and reserve one for the top
2 eggs at room temperature
3 Tbl maple syrup
1/2C plain greek yoghurt
1 tsp vanilla extract
70g butter (or coconut oil), melted and cooled

Dry ingredients
1 C white flour
1/2 C wholemeal flour
1/4 C Roam Protein - I used Vanilla
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt

Optional
Chopped walnuts
Chocolate chips

Mixing Wet and Dry Ingredients High Protein Banana Bread with Roam Protein

Instructions

1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees Celcius, and line or grease a loaf pan (I grease with butter and sprinkle some flour in the pan). Melt your butter and mash two bananas.

2. In a large bowl, mix the wet ingredients except for the butter/coconut oil. Leave this for later!

3. In a separate bowl, sieve and whisk the dry ingredients. Then add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Don't over mix!

4. Fold in the melted and slightly cooled butter. Optional: fold in chopped walnuts or chocolate chips.

5. Pour the mixture into your loaf pan. Split your third banana down the middle and place on the top of the batter.

6. Bake for 45-55 minutes or until a knife comes out clean or with a few crumbs attached. Cool in the pan for a few minutes, then remove and transfer to a wire rack for cooling.

Enjoy!

  • Protein banana bread batter ready in the loaf pan before baking

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  • Step 1.

    Mash bananas, preheat the oven at 180 degrees Celcius, and prepare your loaf pan.

  • Mixing the ingredients for the protein banana bread recipe

    Step 2.

    Mix wet ingredients together (excluding butter)

  • Sieving Dry Ingredients Including Roam Protein for the Banana Bread

    Step 3.

    Sieve and whisk dry ingredients

  • Ingredients for high-protein banana bread including Roam Protein powder, bananas, and other baking essentials

    Step 4.

    Fold in melted butter and optional ingredients (chopped walnuts and chocolate chips if desired)

  • Protein banana bread batter ready in the loaf pan before baking

    Step 5.

    Pour the mixture into your loaf pan and top with banana.

  • Freshly baked high-protein banana bread still in the loaf pan

    Step 6.

    Bake for 45-55 minutes, or until a knife comes out clean. Leave in the pan for ten minutes before removing and cooling on a wire rack.

  • Slices of delicious high-protein banana bread made with Roam Protein powder

    Enjoy!

    Top with butter, nut butter and enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee.