The key to a tasty banana cake is using over-ripe bananas – the darker the better.
2 1/3 cups whole wheat pastry flour
3/4 to 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
3/4 tsp. cinnamon
1 1/2 cups honey
1/3 cup maple syrup
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cups pureed banana(3 bananas)
1 cup boiling water
1 cup chopped dates
4 egg whites
Procedures: Preheat oven to 350F. Sift together flour, 3/4 tsp. baking soda and spices
into large mixing bowl. In a medium bowl, mix honey, maple syrup, vanilla and pureed banana
. Stir into flour mixture just until blended. In blender,
process on high-speed boiling water, dates and remaining baking soda until dates
are pureed. Stir into flour mixture.
Beat eggs until foamy and gently fold into batter. DO NOT OVERMIX. Spoon batter into
2 non-stick 9×1 1/2″ round baking pans.
Bake at 360F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until cake tests done in cente
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