1Preheat oven to moderate, 180 C. Lightly grease and line a 20 x 30 cm slice pan with baking paper.
2In a bowl, beat spread and syrup together. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each. Stir in banana, carrot, oats and almond meal.
3Sift flour, cinnamon and soda together. Fold into creamed mixture alternately with orange juice, until combined. Pour into pan, smoothing top. Sprinkle with almonds.
4Bake 30-35 mins, until cooked when tested. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into squares. Store in an airtight container.
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