Oaty Banana Cake

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If you're keen to avoid processed sugar but just can't live without cake, this is a great recipe to try. The bananas and raisins provide all the sweetness you'll need.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb / 450g very ripe bananas, mashed 
  • 2 oz / 50g brazil nuts, roughly chopped 
  • 3 fl oz / 90 ml sunflower oil 
  • 2 fl oz / 60 ml water 
  • 4 oz / 115g raisins 
  • 4 oz / 115g rolled oats 
  • 4 oz / 115g wholemeal flour 
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C/375F/gas mark 5.
  2. Mix all the ingredients together. The consistency should be soft and moist.
  3. Spoon into a greased and lined 900g/2lb loaf tin and bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before turning out.