Wholewheat chocolate, banana, nut and seed slice / health bars - egg free
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Serves: 9 pieces
 
Healthy chocolate banana, nut and seed slice or health bars.
Ingredients
  • Stone ground whole meal / whole wheat flour : 1 cup (I have used Indian Ashirwaad aata / flour)
  • Cocoa powder (unsweetened) : 2 tbsp
  • Baking powder : 1 tsp
  • Rolled barley / oats : ½ cup
  • Ground almonds : ⅓ cup
  • Banana (ripe): 2
  • Chocolate dark: 100 gm
  • Dates chopped : 10-12
  • Walnut chopped : 3 tbsp
  • Seeds (flax , melon, sunflower) : 2 tbsp
  • Butter : 90gm
  • Honey : 3-4 tbsp
  • Soft brown sugar: ⅓ cup
  • Low fat milk - 1 cup
  • Icing sugar to dust
  • Salt : a pinch
Instructions
  1. Instructions
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 F / 180 C.
  3. Spray a 10 * 6 inch shallow baking pan with oil and line it with parchment paper.
  4. Sift the flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa together into a large bowl.
  5. Stir in the rolled barley or oats, ground almonds, brown sugar, mashed banana, seeds and walnuts. Make a well in the center.
  6. In a separate bowl, melt the butter add milk , heat through and then add chopped chocolate and leave them for 5 minutes. Once the chocolate starts to melt, stir with a spatula and combine them. add honey to it.
  7. Add the above wet mixture into dry mixture bowl, and with the help of spatula combine them till you get a uniform well combined batter.
  8. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.
  9. Bake for 25 minutes or until cooked. Check it with a cake tester.
  10. Leave in the pan to cool, then flip it over onto a wire rack and cool completely.
  11. Dust it with icing sugar, if you wish to.
  12. Serve it as snacks with your evening tea, or with some berries and fruits or yogurt.
Recipe by saffronstreaks at https://saffronstreaks.com/recipes/wholewheat-chocolate-banana-nut-and-seed-slice-egg-free/