Teff Banana Bread

(courtesy of Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods. Serves 12)

1 cup banana, mashed

½ cup date pieces or pitted dates (halved crosswise)

1 cup currants

½ cup hazelnuts, coarsely chopped

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 cup Turbinado sugar

½ cup unsalted butter

1 egg, beaten

¼ teaspoon anise extract

1¾ cups teff flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Toss a few tablespoons of teff flour over dates, currants, and hazelnuts and set aside. Blend baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon with remaining flour.

Cream together butter and sugar. Mix in eggs, anise, and banana. Add to dry ingredients, stir in nuts and fruits, and mix well.

Spoon into a greased 9-inch loaf pan and bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

For more teff recipes, visit www.Bobsredmill.com.




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