Coffee Banana Cake

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All of the ingredients that were used in this recipe were sourced plastic-free.

Coffee Banana Cake

This is the best banana cake you will ever eat. The texture has been perfected and the taste is spot on. Give it a try!
Servings 16 pieces
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins


  • Mixing bowl and spoon
  • Cake tin


  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup plant milk I use soy or cashew
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup oil of choice I use either grapeseed or melted cocao butter
  • 1 cup sugar of choice I use raw or coconut
  • 3 medium bananas mashed
  • 2 cup self raising flour
  • 1 pinch salt to taste
  • 1 tsp baking soda bicarb soda
  • 2 Tbsp instant coffee powder
  • 100 g dark chocolate optional* roughly chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  • Add the chia seeds and boiling water to a large bowl and leave for 5 minutes so the seeds can absorb the liquid.
  • Add the rest of the wet ingredients, including the banana and mix.
  • Dissolve the ground coffee into the wet ingredients.
  • Add the dry ingredients and fold through using a spoon. ⁣
  • Pour mixture into a square tin that is lined with baking paper (or your desired cake tin).
  • Top with some more banana and chocolate if you want to.
  • Bake for approx. 45 minutes or until skewer comes out clean and the top is golden brown. ⁣⁣
  • Leave the cake on the bench to cool down before adding it to a sealed container and storing it either in the pantry or fridge.


This is my go to banana bread/cake recipe. If you don’t like coffee just omit it and make the banana cake without it!
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: bananacake, easydessert, easyvegandessert, veganbananacake, vegancake, vegandessert

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