Traditional Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Icing can be as high as 40g of carbs per slice.

We’ve come up with a LowER Carb Banana Cake using Our Cupcake Mix with a few little extra ingredients. Coming in at 8.2g carbs per piece.

Enjoy! x

Cook Time: 40-50 mins

Makes: 1 small round cake

Ingredients:

  • 1 packet of Our Low Carb Cupcake Mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1  cup or 250ml milk of choice (nutrition is based with unsweetened Almond milk)
  • 70g Butter
  • 50g desiccated coconut
  • 2 mashed ripe bananas

Icing – we followed the steps on the packet, but used extra cream cheese.

  • 250g cream cheese
  • 3 tbsp butter (60g)
  • 75g of our Low Carb Icing
  • 2 teasp cinnamon
  • 20ml or 1TB water

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees
  2. Prepare round cake tin with baking paper – Spray lightly
  3. Melt butter in the microwave, allow to cool. Whisk together mashed banana eggs, milk and melted butter in small bowl
  4. Place dry mix and coconut in a larger bowl and pour the egg mix into the cupcake.
  5. Stir enough to combine well.
  6. Using a spoon pour the mix into the baking tin
  7. Bake for 35-40mins – rotating at half way
  8. Remove from Oven and cool on cooling rack
  9. Refrigerate before icing (the cake must be cool or the icing will melt)

Icing Steps: 

  1. Place cream cheese and butter in a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 60 seconds.
  2. Add the cinnamon and Icing Mix
  3. Using electric beaters whip icing until light and fluffy.

 

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