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Prune And Banana Cake

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prune and banana cake


If you are looking to cut out the fat and processed sugar in your diet, but don't want to give up on those tasty treats, this cake might be just what you are looking for. Prunes and bananas can act as a substitute to butter, and contain lots of natural sugars. A hint of agave nectar will also provide a low GI sweetness.

Preparation Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 50 minutes
Makes: 10 servings

Ingredients
200g wholemeal self-raising flour
200g pitted prunes
2 bananas
3 eggs
1 tbsp agave nectar
1 tsp demerara sugar

Method



prune and banana cake


Leave the prunes to soak for two hours in hot water, and then drain.
Pre-heat oven to 180 ༠C/ 160 ༠C fan/350 ༠F/4 Gas.
Chop the bananas, leaving four slices to the side.



prune and banana cake


Mash the remaining bananas with the prunes.



eggs, whites, yolks, separate


Separate the eggs and beat in the yolks with two teaspoons of agave nectar.



eggs, whites, yolks, separate


Stir in the flour until fully incorporated.



eggs, whites, yolks, separate


Whisk the whites to soft peaks with one tsp agave nectar.



fold in whites


Fold the whites into the cake mix until fully incorporated.



prune and banana cake


Pour the mixture into a loaf tin, place the the four banana slices on top, and then sprinkle over the demerara sugar.



prune and banana cake


Bake.

Categories
#Prune
#Banana
#Cake
#Healthy
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