One-bowl banana buckwheat cake (gluten-free) _ power hungry

My whole grain flour obsession du jour is buckwheat flour. Banana nut bread recipe with buttermilk I’ve been using buckwheat flour in combination with wheat flour for years, but now I’m learning to savor it solo. Peanut butter banana bread recipe Sweet-tooth me, a banana cake seemed a great place to start.

You may already have an affection for buckwheat, too without having thought about it much: think savory French crepes with melting Gruyere (the ultimate street food IMHO) or a big bowl of earthy Japanese soba noodles.

Banana nut bread recipe with sour cream But if baking with buckwheat is unfamiliar terrain, then it’s time to explore.

Buckwheat is actually one of the oldest crops in the world and is naturally gluten-free. Easy healthy banana bread recipe Despite the misleading name, buckwheat has no relationship to wheat at all; it’s actually a fruit seed (related to rhubarb—who would have thunk?), not a grain. Best ever gluten free banana bread When it is milled, buckwheat produces a flour that is very absorbent—far more so than wheat flour—and works wonders in baked goods. Best banana bread recipe in the world Think crisp cookies and tender as can be cakes and muffins). Easy banana bread recipe for kids And the flavor! It has a rich, earthy flavor akin to nuts (walnuts and pecans come to mind in particular).

Which brings me to my banana cake. Best healthy banana bread recipe Everyone who buys bananas ends up with some brown bananas, so it’s my position that one can never have too many recipes that use them up. Healthy banana bread recipe applesauce So I offer you a quick and easy banana cake, adapted from a recipe in my new cookbook, Piece of Cake! Like all of the recipes in the book, this cake is made in one-bowl, without fuss. Simple banana bread muffins It turns out that buckwheat and bananas are a match made in heaven. Easy gluten free banana bread recipe I’ve embellished my cake with chocolate chips and pecans, but you could leave them out.

Oh, and if you need further incentive to try this cake, consider this: buckwheat, like quinoa, contains a full spectrum of essential amino acids, making it one of the few vegetable sources of complete protein that equals the protein of fish or meat in quality. Better homes and gardens banana bread recipe Perhaps I should rename this “power cake?” Happy baking.

Whole Life Nutrition Kitchen: Carrot Raisin Buckwheat Muffins

• Preheat oven to 350°F and oil a 9-inch (23 cm) square metal baking pan.

• In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt.

• Add eggs, oil and vanilla to flour mixture and stir with a wooden spoon until just blended. Best ever moist banana bread Gently stir in bananas and pecans.

• Spread batter evenly in prepared pan.Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with a few moist crumbs attached. Moist banana bread with sour cream recipe Let cool in pan on a wire rack. Best gluten free banana bread recipe Serve warm or at room temperature.

Store the cooled cake at room temperature in a cake keeper, or loosely wrapped in foil or plastic wrap, for up to 3 days. Calories in homemade banana bread Alternatively, wrap the cooled cake in plastic wrap, then foil, completely enclosing cake, and freeze for up to 6 months. Healthy moist banana bread recipe Let cake thaw at room temperature for 2 to 3 hours before serving.

* Be sure to add the bananas after the batter is first mixed. Healthy moist banana bread Adding them at an earlier stage can make the cake tough and rubbery in texture. Best ever banana bread recipe Gently stir them in only until just barely blended (the batter will appear lumpy) to avoid overmixing.

* Baking soda is naturally gluten free, so no need to buy a special variety if baking gluten free.

Thank you for this post. How to make moist banana bread It was exactly what I was looking to make this morning. Banana bread cake mix I substituted 2 T of Stevia for the 1 C sugar, and added 1/2 C flax meal. Best healthy banana bread I omittted the pecans, and I had to bake for 65 mins instead of 40 mins.

LOVE your recipes. Banana bread bread machine I’m excited to try your raw recipes. Extreme banana nut bread I’ve been dabbling with raw for 3 years. Eggless banana bread recipes moist I like your “flexitarian” flare. Eggless banana bread with yogurt I was so excited about the “velvetty cake” post I had to call my daughter over to the computer to see the blood red batter. Can i make banana bread without baking soda I’m considering making it with raspberry and saffron to make red. Can you make banana bread without baking soda What do you think?

Sounds fabulous! I am going to have to try with the stevia sub and the other additions. How to make banana bread without baking soda As for the red velvet: have you tried beet powder? You can get it on amazon. Recipe for banana bread with chocolate chips I have a bag sitting in my pantry (been meaning to test the red velvet with it–adds sweetness as well as deep red color). Banana bread bread machine recipe Fresh beets could also work, but might take some experimenting. Banana bread recipe hawaii As much as I love saffron, I think it would really alter the flavor (and wow, expensive :)).

Love that you stopped by–I’ll be back to posting this week! Camilla ??

I’ve made this cake twice now. Banana bread recipe with chocolate chips Made a few mods on the second try, and it turned out even better! – cut the oil to 1/2c (coconut oil), and also cut the sugar to about 2/3c. Banana bread made with coconut flour Also added about 1/2c buttermilk. Banana bread made with sour cream The texture was a little less oily, with a really nice texture! We love this cake!!

This cake is delightful even though I didn’t have the right ingredients. Banana bread in cake pan I can’t find buckwheat flour in town since my favourite toko shut down. Blueberry banana bread recipe So I used spelt flour instead because it has a similar consistency. Chocolate chip banana bread recipe moist I also had only one egg left, so I sub’d in an egg sized amount of applesauce. Banana bread healthy recipe Also, I used dried cranberries instead of chocolate chips. 3 ingredient banana bread recipe Gives the cake a nice zing! Thanks for the post.

Thank you Camilla this is just what I’ve been looking for! My little one year old is allergic to dairy and hasn’t been eating well lately; I need to fatten him up and was told buckwheat flour is a good place to start. Banana bread with cake mix and pudding Can’t wait to try this recipe – and a few others too!

I made this cake for Easter and it is delicious. Banana bread recipes healthy I would really like to know the Nutritional Facts for it as I am a Diabetic and it would really help me out. Banana bread recipe with cake mix Can you please send them to me.

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