Healthy Spicy Banana Cake Recipe
A whole wheat eggless cake mildly spiced with cinnamon and nutmegIn association with Vivatta (ChakkiAtta)
Healthy Spicy Banana Cake is an eggless whole wheat banana cake with added spices which is super simple to make. Use of whole wheat flour makes it healthy and addition of chia seeds, sunflower seeds and walnuts pumps up the nutrition level of this cake. It can be served as a breakfast or as a tea time snack. It is also good to pack for a picnic or an outing. Serve Healthy Spicy Banana Cake Recipe along with Fresh Figs Strawberry and Banana Smoothie Recipe for an evening snack.
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Note: Instead of Sunflower seeds,pumpkin or watermelon seeds can be added.
- 2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
- 1 teaspoon Baking powder
- 3/4 teaspoon Baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon Salt
- 1 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder (Dalchini)
- 1 teaspoon Nutmeg powder
- 1/2 cup Brown Sugar (Demerara Sugar)
- 1/2 cup Canola Oil
- 3/4 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
- 1-1/2 Ripe Bananas
- 1 tablespoon Chia Seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- 2 tablespoon Sunflower seeds , and few more for sprinkling on top
- 3 tablespoon Walnuts , chopped
How to make Healthy Spicy Banana Cake Recipe
To begin making the Healthy Spicy Banana Cake Recipe, get the all ingredients ready. Preheat oven at 180 degrees C. Grease a 9 inch baking loaf tin with oil.
Sift the flour along with baking powder, baking soda and salt into a mixing bowl.Add cinnamon powder and grated nutmeg.
In another mixing bowl beat sugar and oil. Later add curd once sugar is dissolved.
In the mixer put in banana and chia seeds and blend them to a puree.Add this puree in the oil sugar curd mixture and mix well. Add vanilla essence.
Now add the dry ingredients in the wet ingredients' bowl in parts. Cut and fold the mixture.If the mixture looks too dry add little milk at a time. Cake batter using whole wheat flour is thicker than that of all purpose flour.
Add sunflower seeds and chopped walnuts in the batter.
Pour the batter in the greased baking pan. Tap the baking pan to avoid air bubbles. Sprinkle Sunflower seeds on the top and bake in preheated oven for about 35-40 minutes.Check the readiness with the toothpick. Toothpick comes out clean is the indication that cake is baked.Cool the cake on wire rack.
Serve Healthy Spicy Banana Cake Recipe along with Fresh Figs Strawberry and Banana Smoothie Recipe for an evening snack.
Healthy Spicy Banana Cake Recipe is part of the Baking With Flour Contest