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Banana Cashew Cupcakes with Cashew Frosting

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Banana Cashew Cupcakes with Cashew Frosting


For the cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Place the bananas in a bowl and mash them completely with a fork.
  • Add the sunflower oil, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, orange zest, orange juice and sugar.
  • Whisk until the sugar dissolves completely.
  • Add the flour and baking powder. Whisk until completely combined.
  • Add the crushed cashews, and coarsely chopped couverture. Gently stir with a wooden spoon.
  • Line 9-10 cupcake molds cupcake liners.
  • Fill each one ¾ of the way with the batter.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool before adding frosting.

For the frosting

  • Beat the cashews and 1 spoonful of icing sugar in a blender or food processor, until completely ground.
  • Transfer to a mixer and add the butter. Beat until completely combined.
  • Transfer to a pastry bag and pipe over cupcakes.
  • Sprinkle with chopped cashews.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
28 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
51 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
80 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
19 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
40 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
15 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
10 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
2 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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