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SPOOKY HALLOWEEN SPIDER LOAF

If you're in need of an easy Halloween idea with ingredients you can find in your kitchen already, give this spooky spider banana bread a go!




Ingredients

  • 1 cup of Y.V Fresh blackberries (and extra to garnish)

  • 3 ripe bananas (1 extra banana for garnish)

  • 1 egg or flax egg

  • 4 tablespoon melted coconut oil

  • 2 tablespoon rice malt syrup or honey

  • ½ cup almond milk

  • 2 cups rolled oats

  • 2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 2 tablespoon chia seeds

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • Dash of vanilla extract

  • A handful of Marshmallows


Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C

  2. Mash ripe bananas and add to a big bowl

  3. Add all wet ingredients to the bowl and mix (coconut oil, egg, rice malt syrup or honey, milk & vanilla extract)

  4. Blend oats in a blender to create oat flour consistency and add to the bowl

  5. Add all remaining dry ingredients and mix well

  6. Fold in blackberries, but don’t overmix!

  7. Pour into a lined baking tin and for garnish slice a banana in half lengthways and slightly press into the batter before placing in the oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour (depending on oven strength)

  8. While the cake it cooking, melt a handful of marshmallows in a microwave-safe bowl for 30 seconds or until smooth.

  9. Let it rest in the tin for 10 minutes before removing, then place on a cooling rack for a further 10 minutes

  10. With melted marshmallows, create cobwebs over the top of the cake

  11. Decorate with blackberries for spidery effect


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