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Banana & Raisin

Banana and raisin cake from Deliciously Ella

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Hosting friends or family soon? Deliciously Ella has shared one of her favourite cake recipes with us for when she has friends and family over! It’s soft and light, with juicy bites of raisins and sweet hints of raisin and coconut. It’s a pretty easy recipe - plus it’s the best way to get rid of old bananas!

Deliciously Ella sitting on sofa

Banana & Raisin Cake

Deliciously Ella sitting on sofa

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: up to 50 minutes
Cooling time: up to 30 minutes


For the cake: 300g of oats, 4 over-ripe bananas, 360g of apple puree, 3 tsp of cinnamon, 2 tsp of vanilla powder, 4 tbsp of coconut sugar, 2 tbsp of coconut oil, 150g of raisins, 2 tbsp of chia seeds

For the icing: 2 over-ripe bananas, 4 medjool dates, 1 tsp of vanilla powder, 2 tbsp of coconut oil, 2 tbsp of almond butter, ½ tsp of cinnamon (plus more to decorate), banana chips to decorate (optional)


Pre-heat the oven to 180C

Then mash the bananas with a fork or masher and add them to large bowl

Grind the oats into a flour in a food processor

Melt the coconut oil, until it turns into a liquid

Then mix all the ingredients together

Grease a loaf tin with coconut oil, line with baking parchment then add the mix to the tin and bake for 50 minutes or until a knife comes out clean, then let it cool for 30 minutes to finish setting

During this time you can make the icing. Simply blend all ingredients until totally smooth the put the icing in the fridge to set a bit

When the cake is totally cool, spread the icing over the top, decorate with banana chips and sprinkle with cinnamon

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