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Banana almond cake

Womans~Day
Cooking time
Less than 60 minutes
Healthy options
Healthy
Gluten free
Lactose free
Serves
8
Type
Easy
Cake
5 stars - based on 1 reviews
Banana almond cake

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups gluten-free self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup almond meal
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 carrot, peeled, finely grated

ICING

  • 1 cup pure icing sugar
  • 1½ tablespoons lemon juice

Preparation method

  1. Preheat oven to moderately slow, 160°C. Lightly grease and line a 23cm round springform pan with baking paper.

  2. In a medium bowl, using an electric mixer, beat eggs and sugar together until frothy. Stir in oil and vanilla.

  3. In a large bowl, sift flour and cinnamon together. Stir in almond meal. Fold egg mixture into dry ingredients. Lightly fold banana and carrot through.

  4. Pour mixture into pan. Bake 30-35 minutes, until cooked when tested. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely.

  5. ICING: Sift icing sugar into a small bowl. Stir in lemon juice until smooth. Drizzle over cooled cake. Serve sliced into wedges.

TOP TIP
  • For a nut-free version of this cake, replace the almond meal with buckwheat flour, millet flour or quinoa flour (which is available from health food shops).


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