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Healthy Banana, Pecan Apricot Loaf



10 slice(s)


  • 130 grams pecans
  • 100 grams Spelt grain
  • 350 grams Bananas, ripe
  • 130 grams Butter, softened
  • 100 grams Rapadura Sugar
  • 2 --- eggs
  • 120 grams plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 100 grams crème fraiche
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla Bean Paste
  • 100 grams organic dried apricots
  • 6
    1h 5min
    Preparation 15min
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Grease and line a loaf tin. Preheat oven to 180degrees fan bake

    Weigh 130 gr pecans onto a baking tary and place in cold oven for 20 mins as oven heats up, to lightly roast nuts.

    Mill spelt grain 1 min/sp 10. Set aside.

    Mash bananas in mixing bowl  5 secs/sp 6.

    Add softened butter and sugar and set thermomix to 30 secs/sp4. Whilst mixing, crack eggs one at a time in the mc and tip into the mixing bowl.

    Add reserved spelt flour, plain flour, baking powder, creme fraiche, bicarb, vanilla and cinnamon. Mix 20 secs/sp 4.

    Add apricots and nuts (reserve 10 for decorating) and mix 7 secs//sp 4 to mix through.

    Scrape mix into loaf tin, smooth the top, decorate with the 10 pecans and bake 50 mins or until a skewer comes out clean.




You can use sour cream, buttermilk or yoghurt instead of creme faiche. These ingredients contribute to the aeration of the loaf.

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  • Delicious!! Everyone loved

    Submitted by Kallexiana on 14. November 2014 - 23:46.

    Delicious!! Everyone loved this loaf and it will be in high rotation in my baking repertoire from now on. Yum!!

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