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Piece of Cake: Wholesome blueberry and banana cakes

Rachel Brady

21 May 2017

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This is a really adaptable recipe; the idea is that you try to make all the elements as healthy as possible, so for example I’ve replaced white flour with wholemeal spelt, sugar with honey, and milk with almond milk. But by all means if you have the regular versions in then just use those. Swap up blueberries for raspberries, or bananas for chunks of apple. It’s really up to you!  

I like to make a big batch and freeze half of them and then get a few out when needed, the night before a day out for example.  

These easy cakes can be made in a big batch and frozen, so they really last!

Wholesome blueberry and banana cakes

Makes about 24

Takes: 40 mins

Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs
  • 250ml milk (almond or normal)
  • 250g butter, melted
  • 340g honey (or brown sugar)
  • 450g flour (wholemeal spelt flour or normal white flour)
  • 4 teaspoons of baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 200g blueberries
  • 2 bananas, mashed

These wholesome blueberry and banana cakes are easy to make, and a real family favourite

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 190C.
  2. Melt butter and let cool a little. Add to milk and honey and whisk.
  3. Measure dry ingredients out: flour, salt, baking powder and mix wet ingredients into dry.
  4. Fill paper cases with mixture.
  5. Bake for about 20 minutes.
  6. Leave to cool, then enjoy with a good cup of tea!

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The kids will love baking, and tasting, these delicious banana and blueberry

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Rachel Brady

21 May 2017

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Rachel Brady lives a mostly peaceful but very muddy life in the Peak District with her husband, 2 young kids, 2 cats and 1 naughty chocolate lab. Rachel is one of our much loved Trusted Explorers, which means all content has been written exclusively for dayoutwiththekids.co.uk in exchange for a contribution to their family piggy bank. All posts are first hand, honest and based on real experiences.

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