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Chocolate Banana Porridge

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My Mum used to make this chocolate banana bread every Thursday when we were at school and I can still remember the comforting and cozy smell of the bread baking as we walked in from a long hard day at school. The perfect comfort food. We would demolish the whole thing in one sitting. It was that good. I liked it fresh out the oven so that it was still slightly gooey in the middle. If you were lucky, they'd be a slice left to wrap up in tin foil for the next day to take to school. This porridge reminds me of that bread, just less sweet. Enjoy.

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Ingredients - serves one

 

Bananas -

 

0.5 tsp butter

9 slices of banana

 

Porridge -

 

remaining banana, mashed

50g quinoa flakes

200ml almond milk

a pinch of salt

1.5 tbsp cacao powder

1 tsp maple syrup

 

Toppings -

 

1 tbsp peanut butter

1 tbsp chocolate coconut flakes

1 piece of chocolate, chopped 

Method

 

Fry the banana slices in the butter in a small pan until golden on each side. Transfer to a plate and pop to one side.

 

Pour the porridge ingredients into the pan and stir over a low heat until thickened.

 

Pour into a bowl and dollop on the peanut butter.

 

Arrange the banana slices down the middle and then scatter over the coconut flakes and chocolate.

 

Enjoy.