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banana bread

Banana Bread with Seed

  • Author: Sylvie Taylor
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: Makes 1 loaf
  • Category: Bread, Breakfast
  • Diet: Vegan


Sweet seed brittle is folded through this vegan banana bread recipe that is full of banana flavor and topped with a caramelized crushed brittle.


Seed Brittle
50 grams / 1/4 cup superfine/caster sugar
18 grams / 2 tablespoons mixed seeds (sunflower, pumpkin, chia, linseeds)
Banana Bread
3 medium bananas, peeled
24 grams / 2 tablespoons brown sugar
72 grams / 1/3 cup coconut oil
20 grams / 2 tablespoons chia seeds
50 grams / 5 tablespoons water
320 grams / 2 cups plain flour
6 grams / 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
5 grams / 1 teaspoon baking soda
74 grams / 1/2 cup seed brittle, crushed
1 large banana, peeled


Seed Brittle

  1. Line a baking tray with silipat sheet or greaseproof paper and brush coconut oil over the surface (if you don’t the brittle will stick).
  2. Place the sugar in a saucepan pan on medium heat, stirring consistently until brown, approximately 4 minutes, add the seeds and stir through swiftly.
  3. Pour onto the tray and spread as thin as possible swiftly as it will set within a minute.
  4. Set aside to cool.
  5. Grind the brittle up in a blender until it is a fine powder and set aside.

Banana Bread

  1. For the bread, preheat the oven to 180C/360F and line your loaf tin with greaseproof paper.
  2. Place the chia seeds and water into a small bowl and set aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Place the bananas in a bowl and mash until smooth.
  4. Add in the brown sugar and whisk to combine until smooth.
  5. Pour in the coconut oil and whisk until well combined.
  6. Add the chia mixture and whisk to combine until smooth.
  7. Set aside 2 tablespoons of the crushed brittle aside in a small bowl.
  8. Place the flour, baking powder and baking soda into a bowl stir to combine.
  9. Add the dry ingredients into your banana mixture and fold together until your batter has formed and no dry portions remain in the bowl.
  10. Spoon into your baking tin and smooth out.
  11. Slice the fresh banana in half and lay cut side on top and sprinkle the two tablespoons of seed brittle on top
  12. Place in the oven to bake for 50 minutes until a skewer comes out clean and golden on top.
  13. Remove and allow to cool fully.
  14. Slice and serve.


Recipe by Roamingtaste


  • Calories: 246 calories per serve

Keywords: banana baking, vegan baking, seeds in baking