Low Syn Buckwheat Banana Bread
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A low syn, sugar free treat
Recipe type: Snack
Serves: 12
  • 350g buckwheat flour (or wholemeal/brown)
  • 100g Natvia
  • 2 very ripe bananas, save half a banana for decoration and mash the rest
  • 100g very low fat spread (i used Clover Lighter than Light)
  • 200ml fat free greek/natural yogurt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Apple, cored and chopped finely with the skin on
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  1. Preheat the oven to 180ÂșC/gas mark 4
  2. Grease a 1lb loaf tin with low calorie spray and then line with parchment/greaseproof paper.
  3. Put the flour, low fat spread, Natvia, mashed banana, yogurt, eggs, vanilla extract, baking powder, lemon zest and juice into a bowl and mix with an electric mixer until well combined. Or beat with a spoon.
  4. Add the apple and mix well.
  5. Put the mixture into the tin.
  6. Chop the remaining banana into slices and use to decorate the top of the mixture.
  7. Bake in the oven for approximately 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  8. Remove from the tin after about 5 minutes and leave to cool on a wire rack.
  9. Serve on it's own or with a dollop of fat free fromage frais.
A low fat, sugar free treat which is about 6 or 7 syns a slice on Slimming World depending on whether you slice into 12 or 14 portions
Recipe by Cherished By Me at http://cherishedbyme.com/2016/04/low-syn-buckwheat-banana-bread/