Banana pear, date and nut cake

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Protein enhanced, gluten free, grain free option and dairy free

  • Banana Pear, date and nut cake
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Recipe type: Dessert
Number of serving: 12 servings
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 50 minutes
Ready in: 1 hour
Difficulty: Easy


Dry mix :
1 cup almond meal
¾ cup coconut sugar
1/3 cup plain gluten free flour or coconut flour for grain free
½ cup dried pitted dates (halved)
½ cup walnuts or pecans
1 ½ scoops protein powder
1 tsp each of cinnamon (vanilla powder)
1 tsp mesquite (optional)
1 tsp bi-carb soda
1/8 tsp cream of tartar

Wet mix :
½ large ripe pear
1 large ripe banana
1 free range egg
2 tsp chia

Topping :
2 tbs pepitas
1 tbs coconut shreds
Cinnamon sugar (mix 2 tbs cinnamon with 5 tbs coconut sugar and store in a shaker)
Olive oil spray


Step 1:

Preheat oven to 180oc
Add all of the dry ingredients to a large mixing bowl.

Step 2:

Add the wet ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth then add it to the dry ingredients and mix with a large spoon until fully incorporated.

Step 3:

Pour into a baking paper lined 20x10 loaf pan and smooth the top. Sprinkle with the pepitas, coconut and cinnamon sugar then spray the olive oil over it to make it set so that it doesn't all fall off when you cut and serve it.

Cook for 45-50 minutes or until a skewer comes out dry.

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