Banana Fig Bread - Gluten-Free and Dairy Free

“A fresh homemade banana fig bread just out of the oven with an appetizing aroma of Rio Vista Olives Merchant Spiced Olive Oil”  - Huda al-Sultan

3 large eggs
100ml maple syrup
80g Rio Vista Olives Merchant Spiced Olive Oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 very ripe bananas
110g brown rice flour
1 tsp (heaped) baking powder
Pinch of salt flakes
1 tbsp desiccated coconut
80g dried figs, chopped

Preheat oven to 170oC
Mash bananas by fork on a chopping board
In a mixing bowl, beat eggs by hand separately and briefly
Pour banana, maple syrup, vanilla extract and Merchants oil into the bowl and mix
Add in brown rice flour, baking powder, salt and desiccated coconut
Mix well everything by hand until combined
Fold in chopped figs and pour the batter into a loaf tin (30 x 10cm) lined with baking paper
Add some slices of dried figs on top to decorate
Bake for 30mins or until skewer comes out clean
Transfer onto a wire rack and leave to cool. Enjoy.


About Huda Al-Sultan

Huda Al-Sultan is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian, mindful eating coach, passionate foodie and mum of three. You may recognize her as a top 24 contestant from MasterChef Australia season 11, and she’s also the recipe developer and co-founder of Sassi Ice Cream. Originally from Saudi Arabia, Huda lives in Adelaide, South Australia, with her husband Adam and children.

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