Sesame tahini banana bread by Hara Korakaki

Hara Korakaki is back with a new and favourite recipe for many of us!Back in March 2020 on the first lockdown due to the pandemic there was an ongoing madness about baking.Banana bread was among the top recipes you would see.Let’s see the alternative version with tahini that our contributor editor Hara has to propose.

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  • 3 medium ripe bananas
  • 1 cup wholemeal flour
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter (melted)
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp white sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp black sesame seeds

Preheat the oven to 170⁰C and line a loaf tin. Put bananas, tahini and butter in a medium bowl and mix well. Add eggs and stir until well combined. Then fold in flour, protein powder, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and sesame seeds. Pour mixture into your loaf pan and sprinkle a few more sesame seeds on top. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Let cool, slice and serve warm with extra tahini and sliced strawberries. 🍓

Photo Hara Korakaki

I can’t wait to bake Hara’s tahini banana bread!Give it a try too!

For more recipes sweet or savoury follow Hara’s food blog.

Till next time!

Eleni Kadigkou Xx

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