125g Self Raising Flour

1 tsp Bicarbonate Sode

1 tsp Baking powder

3 Medium Ripe Bananas

62g Wholemeal Flour

1 Large Carrot Grated

125ml Vegetable Oil

125ml Non-Dairy Milk (Almond or Oat)

1/2 tsp Cardamom Masala

20g Chopped Walnuts

20g Chopped Dates

1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar


1/4 Slab of Any Dark Chocolate

2 tbsp Coconut Milk

1 tbsp Maple Syrup




  1. Pre heat the oven to 180 C, gas mark 4.
  2. Line a loaf tin with grease proof paper.
  3. In a large bowl, add the flours, cardamom masala, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and mix.
  4. In another bowl, mash the bananas and carrots, add the oil, milk, vinegar and combine.
  5. Add the wet mixture to the dry ingredients and fold until combined. Add in the chopped dates and walnuts and mix.
  6. Pour the cake batter into the load tin and bake for 35 minutes until golden. Insert a knife to check if the cake is cooked. If it comes out clean the cake is ready.
  7. To make the frosting, melt the dark chocolate, add the coconut milk and syrup and spread over the cake. This cake is great served with custard or yoghurt.

Recipe Credit:

Gopi's Nourshing Recipes