Friday, August 28, 2015

Super Easy Banana Cake

Cake most certainly is part of the athlete's menu, especially when it includes muscle cramp alleviating, potassium-rich bananas!

                                               This tasty treat is a piece of cake- literally.

                                            Peel 4 bananas- ripe and and extra ripe is fine.

                              Blend together with a hand mixer until well blended and smooth. 

Pour in one box of yellow cake mix and stir. 

Pour into a greased cake pan

I added walnuts to half of the cake. The kids and I love them, the husband hates them, so I leave him some nut free. Marriage- it's all about compromise, right?

Bake for 40 minutes on 350 degrees. Do not over bake. Without the oil in the cake, it will dry out quicker than a regular mix.  For a moister cake, reduce cooking time by a few minutes. 

*By my ciphering, these are about 200 calories each if the cake is cut into 10 slices. A little more with the nuts. But they're high in protein and omega 3s, soo they shouldn't count. Come to think of it, neither should the vitamin-rich bananas. Or the incredible edible egg! Seems we're down to 160 calories a slice. Enjoy. 


  1. Ooh, my big and little guy would love that! I currently have a banana bread sitting on the counter. I need something new to try with them. Thanks!

    1. This is so easy too. Much easier than banana bread- though it's delicious too. Works great with scratch and dent bananas too, which makes it as cheap as it is easy.

  2. make me hungry! and sometimes i feel like a nut and sometimes i don't =)

    1. There you go- half nuts, half, uh, normal?

  3. Replies
    1. It really is tasty and moist. You'll never miss the oils.


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