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Vegan Miso Banana Bread

strawberryandcream
This banana bread will knock your socks off! It's addictively salty-sweet, packed full of bananas and walnuts with miso and peanut butter to liven things up for your delicious vegan breakfast!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10 servings

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup dates, chopped
  • 3 large overripe bananas, mashed with a fork in a bowl
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • tsp salt
  • cup vegetable oil (or other neutral oil)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 5 Tbsp sweet white miso paste
  • 2 Tbsp creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup walnuts, chopped

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a loaf pan.
    Chop the dates and put them in a small bowl. Cover the dates with hot water and let them soak for 10 minutes. Then drain the dates and set aside.
  • Mash three overripe bananas in a bowl. Set aside for later.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, mix together the oil, vanilla, soaked and drained dates, sweet white miso paste, peanut butter and mashed bananas.
  • Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix until there is no more dry flour visible.
    Fold in the chopped walnuts
  • Bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out mostly clean (it won't be perfectly clean, since you want it to still be a little moist with all that banana goodness).
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