Healthy Banana Cake Recipe

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This healthy banana cake recipe will be your new favorite! It"s made with no refined sugar, or butter but has so much sweet banana flavor. It comes together so easily & is topped with a healthy and vegan whipped cream frosting. No one will believe how good for you it it!

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Happy Monday lớn all my food loving friends! I woke up today feeling energized and refreshed! Anyone else excited for the what this week has in store? I was motivated & ready to tackle what it has lớn offer.

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But to be completely honest, this is the first time I felt this way in a while. I"ve been in kind of a funk for the past three weeks. Life is so great. My work is going well, I"m feeling super passionate & fulfilled in this food blogging journey and I snagged myself a fiance. But day-to-day I"ve been missing the zest and excitement that typically empowers me daily.

I"ve been so stressed và worried about the little things that are associated with this hereblog and my full time job that I"ve lost sight of the big picture. That"s making a difference in your lives by giving you the best & most delicious recipes you can eat & share with your loved ones.

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So I started a grateful journal last night. The idea is that instead of stressing about things I did/didn"t bởi or what I did/didn"t say that day I"m going khổng lồ focus on all of the wonderful things và people that I am grateful for. It"s a great reminder that there are so many amazing things in this life khổng lồ be thrilled about and helps me keep the day-to-day issues in perspective.

Yesterday was the first day of my journal and today has taken a major turn for the better. And I want to lớn take this time khổng lồ start today"s journaling a litter early to lớn let you know justhow grateful I am for each one you. For you finding this recipe at this exact moment. Whether you make it or not, I"m so grateful you stopped by & I hope this recipe or maybe this post inspires you & brightens your day.

I also wrote down that I was super grateful for this recipe of healthy banana cake. & how the pictures turned out. One of my favorite parts of the blogging process is taking the pictures! I"ve fallen in love with it. Và when I get a perfectly cloudy day & take the pictures right at the golden hour the stars align và I"m a very happy food blogger.

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I"m also grateful for how deliciousand easy this healthy banana cake recipe is!

Why is this banana cake healthy?

The reason it"s so healthy is because there isn"t any refined sugar in this recipe. That means no brown sugar, no granulated sugar and no powdered sugar. It"s sweetened mostly with the ripe bananas và a little bit of maple syrup. Both of them together địa chỉ just the right sweetness!

The other reason this ishealthy is because there is no unhealthy oil or better! Just one tablespoon of melted coconut oil. Seriously guys, one tablespoon.Plus it"s the healthy kind of oil you need in your life daily. So just go ahead & get your serving in this yummy healthy banana cake recipe.

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How khổng lồ ripen bananas quickly

If you"re dying lớn make this healthy banana cake recipe right now & you don"t have any brown bananas waiting in your pantry, have no fear. I have a simple trick to help you ripen them quickly. Turn your oven on khổng lồ 350°F và put the bananas on a pan (with the peel still on) in the oven for 15-20 minutes. The bananas will start to brown and will likely turn completely black/brown when you pull them out of the oven. This is normal!

If you don"t even have time for that you can throw them in the microwave for 30 seconds. Stop, kiểm tra to see if they"re soft and done then repeat the process until they"re nice và soft & starting to brown. Both of these are perfect options! They result in perfectly soft bananas you can blend up for this healthy banana cake recipe.

I also love this recipe because you can make half of it in the blender. Blend the first half of the ingredients và then địa chỉ cửa hàng the dry ingredients into the mix. Pour in the pan và wha-la! Easy healthy banana cake.

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Now let"s chat quickly about the frosting. I wanted to stick with the healthy these so I tested this coconut whipped cream frosting. It is divine! It doesn"t have any dairy and you can easily make it with maple syrup or honey to sweeten it up. You can also vị a few tablespoons of powdered sugar if you want to. Or you can buy some cool whip và spread it on top. So many options.

But, stay tuned for a more detailed post on how to make coconut whipped cream frosting! Until then, scroll down lớn the recipe directions for a simple how to.

And enjoy the recipe! I hope you are as grateful for this recipe as I am! I can always celebrate an easy, healthy and delicious recipe.

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And if you"re interested in starting your own grateful journal or following along with me please write in the comments! I"d love to hear what you"re grateful for & what excites và motivates you every day. I"ll be sharing what I"m thankful for in the next couple of posts so stay tuned & follow along with happy updates and yummy recipes❤️.