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Banana & spelt loaf cake

A delicious twist on a kitchen classic.



    • 260g Spelt Organic Flour
    • 40g Ground Almonds
    • 20g Baking Powder
    • 100g Pitted Dates
    • 275g Banana (overripe if possible)
    • 80ml Rapeseed Oil
    • 80ml Almond Milk
    • 115g Soft Light Brown Sugar
    • 1 Med/Large Banana for decoration


    Basic prep: 

    • Preheat the oven to 160C
    • Place a loaf liner into a 900g loaf tin (or grease and flour the tin) 
    • Finely chop the stoned dates 



    1. In a small bowl using a fork, mash all the cake recipe banana into a paste
    2. In a mixing bowl combine the spelt flour, ground almonds, baking powder, dates and light brown sugar
    3. Add the mashed banana, oil and almond milk (to loosen) to the other ingredients and beat together until well mixed/combined
    4. Pour into prepared baking tin, slice a whole banana in half lengthways and lay the 2 halves over the top of the banana mix lengthways
    5. Place into the oven for 60-70 minutes until lightly golden brown and when you insert a skewer it comes out clean. Once cool enough to handle remove from the tin and cool on a wire rack
    6. Dust lightly with icing sugar and serve sliced

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