Banana Cake with Chocolate Fudge Frosting
Ingredients: (Banana Cake)
2 1/2 c. whole wheat pastry/spelt/GF flour
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1 TB. baking soda
pinch of salt
1/2 c. solid coconut oil
1 1/4 c. coconut sugar/date sugar/ maple sugar (if you don't have any of those you could sub brown sugar)
2 eggs-or 2 flax eggs
4 very ripe bananas mashed
1 TB. vanilla
2/3 c. greek yogurt, or a homemade buttermilk made w/ your choice of milk and less than 1 TB. vinegar
(Optional add ins-1/2 c. chopped walnuts or chocolate chips)
Ingredients: (Chocolate Fudge Frosting)
8 oz. cream cheese, or 2 cans full fat coconut milk that had been in refrigerator the night before
1/2 c. cocoa powder
1 TB. vanilla
1/3 c. honey (more for a sweeter frosting)
optional: 1/2 c. peanut butter for a PB chocolate fudge frosting
Directions: (For the cake)
1. Pre heat oven to 350. In a medium bowl add flour, spices, baking soda, and salt and whisk together. Set aside.
2. Next beat together coconut oil and sugar until there are no more huge chunks of oil,and it's fully incorporated. Next beat in eggs one at a time, followed by bananas and vanilla. Next add in a little bit of flour, then alternate with yogurt/buttermilk and then flour again until it's all incorporated.
3. Prepare two circle cake pans by greasing them and divide batter evenly in both. Bake for 30 minutes, then remove from oven and let cool before removing from pans. While it's cooling make the frosting.