Nutty Banana Bickies

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Ingredients
5 bananas mashed
1/2 cup almond milk
3 cups of rolled oats blended (or use instant)
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup almond butter
1/2 cup tahini
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup dried cranberries
nut butter or jam to serve

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 160-180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Mash and mix together banana, almond milk, oats, baking powder, tahini, almond butter or blend in a food processor.
  3. Stir in walnuts and dried cranberries.
  4. Spoon flat tablespoonfuls onto a baking tray. Makes about 24.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes until a bit crispy .
  6. Serve topped with nut butter or jam.

Note

If you want sweeter bickies just add 1/2 cup of brown sugar to the bananas at the beginning.

Chocolate Almond Cake/Brownie (Vegan, Gluten Free)

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Ingredients

2 Tbsp coconut oil
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 cup brown sugar (unpacked)
1 flax egg (1 Tbsp flax meal & 1/4 cup water)
3/4 cup almond milk
1/2 cup gluten free flour
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
1 cup almond flour
1 cup almond meal
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup slivered almonds

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  • Melt coconut oil and olive oil in a medium saucepan on low heat.
  • Remover from heat and add brown sugar.
  • Make flax egg, beat flax meal and water together.
  • Whisk together flax egg and milk then add to saucepan.
  • Mix in dry ingredients except slivered almonds.
  • Grease and flour tin (20cm-20cm) or line with greaseproof paper.
  • Pour mixture into tin.
  • Top with slivered almonds.
  • Bake for 30-45 minutes depending on how moist you want them.
  • Tip out of tin onto wire rack.
  • Eat hot or cold.