Banana And Date Cake
Ben teamed up with Si from GCN to create a perfect post race treat, complete with bananas and coconut oil to replenish your energy! We're also using date syrup to reduce the amount of refined sugar! Win :)
- 120 g cold coconut oil
- 90 g light brown sugar
- 120 ml date syrup
- 2 eggs
- 2 bananas, peeled and mashed
- 275 g plain flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 100 g chopped walnuts
Make The Cake Batter
Whisk the coconut oil, sugar, syrup, eggs and mashed banana together in a bowl.
Fold in flour, raising agent, ginger and salt.
Stir through chopped nuts.
Transfer to lined square 20cm x 20cm cake tin.
Bake at 175 degrees C for 25 mins.
Serve up after your bike ride, or just for a treat any time ;)
Just In Case...
P.S If you can’t get hold of any date syrup, blitz up 60g of dried dates and 60ml of honey instead!
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