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Easy Vegan Banana Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

sliced banana cake

5 from 1 reviews

This easy vegan banana cake is so moist and sweet, yet is sweetened naturally, oil free, and gluten free! Topped with a vegan peanut butter frosting, you’ll fall in love with this healthy banana cake!

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Ingredients

Vegan Banana Cake:

Vegan Peanut Butter Frosting:

Instructions

Banana Cake:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375F and grease a 7×11 inch pan with coconut or olive oil.
  2. Add apple cider vinegar to the almond or coconut milk and let it sit while preparing the other ingredients.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sea salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl, beat together dairy free milk and vinegar mixture, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Set aside.
  5. Fold in mashed bananas to the whisked flour until it resembles a crumbly texture.
  6. Add in about 1/3 of the wet mixture into the crumbly flour and mix thoroughly. Add in another 1/3 and continue mixing. Finally, add in the final 1/3 of the wet mixture and mix until it’s a thick batter.
  7. Pour banana batter into the sheet cake pan and place into the oven.
  8. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Remove from the oven and let cool before completely frosting. 

Peanut Butter Frosting:

  1. When ready to frost, beat together the butter, peanut butter, coconut cream, and coconut sugar until smooth.
  2. For a smoother texture, add in more coconut cream by the tablespoon.
  3. Frost your vegan banana cake and enjoy!

Notes

To make DIY Gluten Free Gum Free Flour: swap in 2 1/4 cups homemade oat flour with 3/4 cup cassava flour. 

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