This is a fantastic (but very more-ish) loaf that goes incredibly well with a pouring of double cream, Greek or Greek-style yogurt, or Ella's favourite (much to Mark's horror)... peanut butter! To reduce the carbs slightly, swap the blueberries for cacao nibs or chopped 85% dark chocolate.
Makes 12 slices - each slice contains:
146 Calories / 1.7g Carbs / 4.9g Protein / 13g Fat
150g Ground Almonds (or other milled nuts / seeds - be aware that this may change the colour of your loaf. Strong flavours like linseed aren't recommended.)
3 Large Eggs
70g Butter - melted & cooled
1 tsp Baking Powder
Banana Essence - we use 20 drops of the Flavdrops from MyProtein.
15g Truvia / Natvia / Pure Via Sweetener (adjust to taste)
50g Fresh Blueberries or 30g Cacao Nibs
Preheat the oven to 170°C.
Melt the butter and set aside to cool.
Mix the dry ingredients together and add the eggs.
Add the butter and blueberries and mix again.
Pour the mix into a small lined loaf tin. Ours is 9cm x 15cm.
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until firm.
Allow to cool on a rack and slice.
Nutrition per serving
Calories 146, Carbs (net) 1.7 grams, Protein 4.6 grams, Fat 13 grams