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Pecan Papaya Banana Bread

Pecan Papaya Banana Bread

This Pecan Papaya Banana Bread recipe was lovingly contributed by community member Michelle of Run2FoodΒ πŸ™‚

“I love finding unconventional combinations that work like magic! This loaf is no exception. This tropical summer-y twist on a banana bread uses juicy sweet ripe papaya and tastes soooo delicious!”

Here is the recipe:

Persons: 8
Serving Size: 1 slice
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes



  • Wet:

  • 80g ripe banana, peeled
  • 250g ripe papaya flesh
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter


  • Dry:

  • 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1/4 cup vanilla protein powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped



  • 1. Preheat the oven to 175 ℃/ 350 ℉ fan-forced and line a baking tin with non-stick paper
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients
  • 3. In a blender, blend together the wet ingredients until a puree forms
  • 4. Add the wet mixture to the dry. Gently fold until a thick batter is formed and no lumps remain
  • 5. Transfer the batter to the lined tin. Decorate with pecans on top. Bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes until a knife inserted comes out clean
  • 6. Allow the loaf to cool completely before slicing


Final Thoughts

Isnt this such an amazing looking (and tasting) recipe! Be sure to let us know if you recreate this one at home and tag us at @letsgoveganco

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