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Mocha & vanilla banana bread
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins

A combination of intense and very strong flavors that combine perfectly making this cake one of the best you will try!

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Servings: 12 slices
Author: Gaspar Carreira
  • 2 cups buckwheat groats, soaked 400g
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1/3 cup liquid oil 70ml
  • 2/3 cup muscovado sugar 160g
  • 1 egg or 2 egg replacement*
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
Mocha part
  • 1/3 cup raw cacao powder 30g
  • 1/4 cup espresso 60ml
  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C

  2. Process the buckwheat groats until you get a homogeneous cream. Add the rest of the ingredients except the cacao and coffee. Process again until everything is well integrated and without lumps.

  3. Divide the mixture into 2 equal parts, to one add half the cacao and coffee and mix well.

  4. In a floured non-stick mold put a few tablespoons of each mixture alternating to get different layers of flavors.

  5. Bake for 22-25 minutes or until golden brown on top and no longer wet in the center.

Recipe Notes

*You can use an Orgran type egg replacement, or prepare one with 1 teaspoon of flax flour and 3 tablespoons of water for each egg, mix and let stand 15 minutes.