Coral's Vegan Banana Cake

Coral's Vegan Banana Cake

05 Mar 2019


Fundraising volunteer, Coral has given us this yummy recipe for her vegan banana cake to get you started this March for Ready, Steady, Bake!

Coral's banana loaf cake

Serves 8-10
Prepare 20 minutes
Cook 1 hour 10 minutes


  • 150 ml sunflower oil
  • 3 ripe bananas ( about 350g peeled)
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 175 g dairy-free almond milk yogurt
  • ½ tsp vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract
  • 285g spelt flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 25g cacao nibs
  • 50g flaked almonds
  • Whole almonds to decorate



  1. Heat oven to 180°C. Grease a 2lb loaf tin and line with baking parchment
  2. Mash the bananas
  3. Stir the oil, sugar, yogurt and vanilla paste together in a large bowl until combined
  4. Stir in the flour, baking powder, salt and mashed banana followed by the cacao nibs and flaked almonds
  5. Pour mixture into tin and decorate with the whole almonds
  6. Bake for 1 hour – 1 hour 10 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean
  7. If it has browned too quickly cover loosely with baking parchment
  8. Cool in the oven for 10 minutes then lift out on to a wire rack to cool completely


Ready, Steady Bake!

If you love baking and would like to support the Hospice, you can take part in Ready, Steady, Bake during March. To get involved, just organise a bake sale, coffee morning or tea party and invite as many people along as possible.

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