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Pecan bread

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Good for…

Pecans contain monounsaturated fat in the form of oleic acid. They are also an excellent source of B vitamins and vitamin E along with an array of minerals which, include manganese, zinc and magnesium. Bananas add natural sweetness to this bread along with potassium, a mineral that is essential for normal blood pressure and heart function. They also have an antacid effect and are known to protect the lining of the stomach.

What you need:

300g pecans
1 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp cinnamon
4 eggs
1 large ripe banana
2 tbsp olive oil

What you do:

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grind the nuts in a blender.

Place in a bowl with the other dry ingredients.

Place the eggs, banana and oil in a blender.

Blitz till smooth.

Pour the batter into the dry ingredients and mix well.

Spoon into a lined loaf pan.

Bake for 45 minutes.

Turn out and allow to cool.