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Vegan Walnut Banana Loaf

  • Author: Maria Koutsogiannis
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Bread
  • Cuisine: Vegan



  • Chia Egg:
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 6 tbsp warm water
  • Dry:
  • 1½ cups of spelt flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¾ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • Wet:
  • 2 tbsp coconut nectar (vanilla flavoured is really good too, but then don’t use vanilla)
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple sauce – homemade if you can
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1½ cups mashed banana
  • Additions:
  • 2 tbsp vegan caramel chunks
  • 1/4 walnuts pieces


  1. Prehead over to 375C
  2. Line a bread tin with parchment and grease with coconut oil spray, set aside
  3. Prepare chia egg by adding chia seeds and warm water to a bowl, set aside for 10 minutes
  4. Shift all dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl – done to avoid clumps
  5. Once the chia egg is ready combine all wet ingredient into a medium sized mixing bowl and stir well
  6. Create a well in the dry ingredients, and pour in the wet ingredients
  7. Stir till combined, but do not over stir
  8. Add caramel, and walnuts and give one final stir!
  9. Plop it into the bread tin and bake for 35 minutes or until it passes the toothpick test it is needs longer that 35 minutes!