SPICED CHOCOLATE BANANA LOAF
2/3 c. garbanzo bean flour
2/3 c. cornstarch
½ c. tapioca starch
½ tsp xanthan gum
¾ tsp. baking soda
1/14 tsp cream of tartar
½ tsp. salt
½ cinnamon with pinch of cloves and nutmeg
1/3 c. margarine
2/3 c. brown sugar
3 extra large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. ripe bananas, mashed
¼ c. cocoa
½ c. nuts (walnuts)
½ c. chocolate chips
1/4c. (generous) raisins, soaked in hot water and patted dry.
3 heaping tbsp. unsweetened apple sauce
Preheat oven to 350.
Spray 9x5 loaf pan with veg. spray.
In medium bowl, blend flours, gum, b.soda, cream of tartar, salt, spices, cocoa.
In large mixing bowl, cream margarine and brown sugar.
Beat in eggs gradually till light and fluffy.
Beat in flour mix alter. with banana and applesauce til batter is smooth. If batter is too thick, thin with 1-2 tbsp. apple or orange juice.
Dust nuts and chips with white rice flour.
Add raisins, nuts and chips to batter.
Pour into pan and bake approx. 60 minutes, testing with tooth-pick.
Let cool on rack before slicing.
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Reprinted from Celi-Yak News Spring 2014