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Banana cardamom cake

  • Vegetarian Diet

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


  • Preheat the oven to 150ο C (300ο F) set to fan.
  • Add the coconut butter into a saucepan, and transfer over medium heat. Allow 1-2 minutes for it to melt.
  • Set it aside to cool well.
  • Add the bananas into a bowl and press them with a fork to mash them.
  • Add the eggs, the yogurt, the vanilla, the cardamom, the brown sugar and mix.
  • In a bowl add the flour, the baking powder, the salt, and mix.
  • Add the solid ingredients into the bowl with the bananas, and whisk using a hand whisk.
  • Butter a 10x30 cm loaf tin with coconut butter and spread the filling in.
  • Bake for 1 hour. Let it cool.
  • With a serrated knife, cut the cake into slices and serve with the icing sugar, cocoa powder, and peppermint leaves.
  • Alternatively, place a frying pan over medium heat and add 1 teaspoon coconut butter.
  • Add the bananas cut into large pieces and let them caramelize. Add the cake slices and leave them for 1-2 minutes until golden.
  • Serve with the yogurt, the honey, and peppermint leaves.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
15 %


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)
26 %

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)
70 %

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)
12 %


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)
16 %


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)
10 %


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)
6 %


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)
6 %


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.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

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

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