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Banana Bread for Babies and Toddlers

Banana Bread for Babies and Toddlers No Added Sugar Vegan BLW


When it finally dawned on me that my baby needed snacks in between meals I was somewhat at a loss when it came to what precisely she would have. Two years later and I am still making my very first baby snack creation but now with the assistance of  Milla. I hope you enjoy the recipe as much as we do.


Banana Bread.

5 ripe bananas

250g plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

Half tsp baking soda

1 tsp ground cinnamon

75ml water

• Mash up the bananas until smooth then mix in the water.

• Sift in all of the dry ingredients (and add dry fruit if using).

• Mix to combine but don’t over-mix (like you’re making a muffin batter, flour all gone then no more).

• Turn into a well greased pound loaf tin.

• Bake for one hour at 200 degrees centigrade (maybe 180 in a fan).

• Allow to cool on a rack wrapped in a tea towel (leaving the tea towel around it in the cake tin seems to keep it nice for longer).


• Add a handful of dried fruits (figs, raisins, dates, apricots) occasionally needs a little more water.

• Add nuts and seeds (ground for babies).

• Replace one banana with another fruit (soft ripe pear, mango, strawberries).

• Add a little cocoa powder for chocolate banana bread.

Keeps for about one week if it lasts that long…