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Everything But The Cow Mango Tea Bread

teabread 300x300Using the deliciously tropical flavours of mango and banana combined with Everything But The Cow Mango & Orange drink makes for a sweet, moist dairy-free and highly nutritious cake, without the addition of large amounts of sugar or fat.

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  • Spelt flour, mangoes and bananas are all excellent sources of slow release carbohydrate to sustain your energy levels.
  • The egg and the Everything But The Cow drink are fabulous sources of protein and minerals to keep muscles healthy.
  • The fat used in this cake is sunflower or rapeseed oil, both high in heart-healthy, unsaturated fats and vitamin E to boost the immune system.
  • Mangoes are high in vitamin C and bananas are especially rich in potassium, an important electrolyte we lose when we sweat and which can help prevent cramping during and after sport.

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Energy (kcal) 196
Protein (g) 5
Carbohydrate (g) 36
Fat (g) 5
Of which sugars (g) 15
Of which saturates (g) 0.5
Salt (g) trace
Fibre (g) 4

Prep - 5 mins, plus 15 minutes to soak dried mango Cook - 40 mins

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  • 100g dried mango
  • 1 large, free-range egg
  • 1 small ripe mango, peeled stoned and mashed with a fork
  • 1 small ripe banana, mashed with a fork
  • 30ml sunflower or rapeseed oil
  • 150ml Everything But the Cow Mango & Orange
  • 250g wholemeal spelt flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 100g soft brown sugar
  • A little oil to grease the cake tin plus a tsp flour Topping:
  • 20g sunflower seeds, chopped
  • 1 dessertspoon Demerara sugar

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  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C/ gas mark 4.

  2. Place the dried mango in a small bowl and pour over boiling water until the mango is just covered. Leave to soak for 15 minutes. Drain in a colander and press to squeeze out as much liquid as possible. Chop into small pieces, saving three larger pieces to decorate the top of the cake with.

  3. Meanwhile, grease a 1 litre loaf tin with a drop of oil and sprinkle with a teaspoon of flour. Shake the cake tin around to help the flour coat the sides of the tin. This stops the cake sticking to the tin.

  4. Break the egg into a bowl and beat with a fork. Add the mango puree, banana and the oil. and beat again with a fork until well combined. Stir in the ‘Mango & Orange’ Everything But the Cow Soy Protein Drink.

  5. In another bowl, add the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar and mix together. Pour this into the egg/mango mixture and stir very briefly until just combined.

  6. Gently stir in the dried mango pieces.

  7. Pour into the cake tin and then arrange the reserved mango slices on top and sprinkle with the sunflower seeds and a dessertspoon Demerara sugar.

  8. Bake in the oven for around 40 minutes, until well-risen, golden brown on top and cooked through.

  9. When the cake is cooked (check that a knife stuck into the centre comes out clean), remove from the oven. Leave to cool in the tin for about 15 minutes and then turn out into a wire rack. Eat while still warm, or on the same day if possible.

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