Pear Coconut & Lupin Bread
Recipe by Nicole Dynan @good_nutrition_co //
Accredited Practising Dietitian & Sports Dietitian
1 cup Lupin Flakes
700g tinned pears (or 3 large ripe pears, peeled)
1.5 cups Self raising wholemeal flour
¼ cup desiccated coconut
⅓ cup brown sugar
50ml Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 whole eggs – lightly whisked
½ cup light coconut milk (or your preferred milk alternative ie skim milk)
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp vanilla essence
½ tsp bicarb soda
- Preheat oven to 170°C. Grease a loaf pan lightly with oil and line with non-stick baking paper.
- Blend the lupin flake, SR flour, bicarbonate of soda and cinnamon in a large mixing bowl.
- Gently melt butter in a large saucepan over low heat. Take off the heat, add the brown sugar, skim milk, mashed bananas, vanilla and eggs and stir in gently.
- Pour the butter mix into the dry ingredients and stir in gently until just combined.
- Pour the mixture into the cake pan and sprinkle with lupin flakes and ¼ teaspoon sugar (optional).
- Bake for approximately 45 minutes, banana bread is ready when a skewer in the centre is clean.
- Set aside for at least 5 minutes, before carefully turning out onto a wire rack to cool.