I know everyone claims to make the best ever vegan banana bread. But I promise, this really is the holy grail of all vegan banana bread. And it's been tried and tested by vegans and non-vegans alike. Well, this particular vegan banana bread recipe goes as a dedication to our German friends here in Dresden, who for the past year have been visiting us to indulge in this delightful dessert.
I'm so confident you are going to love this vegan banana bread, I'm going to do something out of ordinary: try it or money back for your ingredients! No, seriously, keep a receipt of the ingredients needed for this banana bread and if you don't like the result, I will actually transfer you the money back.
To do this, simply buy the ingredients, keep the receipt, try the vegan banana bread. Upload a picture of the result on Instagram and tag @yuzubakes and tell us what you liked / didn't like about it. And if you don't love the result, simply get in touch via our contact form so we can transfer you the money to cover the cost of your ingredients.
Now, do you believe me that this really is the best vegan banana bread on the planet? Are you ready to take on the vegan banana bread challenge? Make sure to read the recipe below and the T&C outlined below in the post.
How to make the best ever vegan banana bread
Here are the ingredients you will need
- 4 medium ripe banana (roughly $1)
- 1/3 cup oat milk ($1.40)
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil (I used olive oil) ($1.14)
- 1/4 cup caster sugar ($0.63)
- 1/2 cup rolled oat ($0.44)
- 1 1/2 cup non-bleached all-purpose flour (I used type 550) ($2.53)
- 2 tbsp, ground flaxseed ($0.09)
- 1/2 tbsp baking soda ($0.04)
- 1/2 tbsp baking powder ($0.04)
- 1 tsp vanilla extract ($0.01)
- 1/4 tsp salt ($0.01)
- 1/4 cup, chopped walnuts (or any other nuts) (optional)
- 1/4 cup dried cranberries(or sultanas, raisins, dried cherries etc) (optional)
Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Lightly oil and dust with flour a loaf pan. Set aside.
Using a food processor, mash the bananas. You can also mash them by hand, but make sure they have no lumps. Add the oat milk, the vegetable oil, the vanilla and the ground flaxseed. Whiz again until everything is fully combined.
In a large bowl add the flour, sugar, oat, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well. Add the banana mixture to the bowl and gently mix with a wooden spoon until everything well combined. Try not to overmix. Once you see no patches of flour you can to mixing.
If using nuts and dried fruit, add to the mixture and gently fold. Transfer the mixture to the loaf pan. Add any desired toppings if using any. I decorated mine with hazelnuts.
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Bake in the centre of the oven for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown on the outside. Check the vegan banana bread after 25 minutes to see if it's done. To check if it's ready, you can insert a skewer in the centre of the vegan banana bread. If it comes out clean, the vegan banana bread is ready.
If the banana bread is not yet baked and the 30 minutes have passed, cover the banana bread with aluminium foil so the top doesn't burn, then continue baking for another 5 minutes. Check with the skewer test again.
Leave it to cool in the loaf pan for about 10-15 minutes, then transfer the vegan banana bread on a cooling rack for another 30-60 minutes before slicing with a bread knife.
Enjoy it with vegan butter or on its own.
Best ever banana bread or your money back
Terms & Conditions
To enter this promotion, simply purchase the necessary ingredients needed for this vegan banana bread. Keep the receipt as proof or purchase.
Followe the instructions for the vegan banana bread, then take a picture of the result. Upload it to Instagram or Facebook and tag @yuzubakes. Tell us about your vegan banana bread. Did you love it? We want to know so we can feature you. Did you hate it? No problem, we will give you your money back for your ingredients.
To get your money back for the ingredients, use our contact form here and tell us why you didn't love the vegan banana bread. We will then ask you to send us your receipt and quick instructions so we can send you the money back asap! We will use Paypal to guarantee your privacy and safety.
We will refund a total of up to $7.50 as that's how much we calculated the total cost for the necessary ingredients (see price breakdown above). We used prices available online in Walmart for mid-range quality ingredients. Optional ingredients are not covered by our promo.
There is currently no deadline for this promotion.
So, are you ready to try the best ever vegan banana bread? Let us know in the comments section below.
This recipe has been developed entirely by Yuzu Bakes. Any resemblance with other recipes is purely coincidental.