Maca Banana Macadamia Muffins
Makes 2 dozen (recipe can be halved)
1/3 cup Maca powder - raw or gelatinised
5 ripe ladyfinger bananas, mashed or 2 large bananas
3 cups rice flour
1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
2/3 cup maize (or buckwheat) flour
1 cup macadamia oil (or substitute)
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup honey (or apple juice concentrate)
4 tsp alum-free baking powder
1 cup rice or soy milk
1 tsp nutmeg
4 smallish eggs (or egg substitute)
1 tsp cinnamon
1 cup goldenberries, sultanas or currants OR Cacao Nibs, Cacao Crunch or chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 180 C and lightly oil muffin trays.
Sift all dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
Fold in bananas and nuts. In another bowl, combine remaining ingredients and mix well.
Pour wet into dry, stirring until JUST combined. Spoon into muffin tray and bake 20-25 minutes, until centres spring back when touched.
Remove from oven, cool and turn out. YUM!!
Each muffin will contain around 1 tsp of Maca powder.