This is an easy, vegan recipe made with simple ingredients. The cake is lovely & soft and perfect for any time you need a sweet treat! No eggs or dairy products have been used and no cruelty to animals.


  • 4 ripe Bananas
  • 1 & 1/2 cup whole wheat flour (180g)
  • 1/2 cup sugar (100g)
  • 2/3 cup veg oil
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 8-10 Walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Line a baking pan with butter paper or grease lightly.
  3. Mash the bananas well with a fork.
  4. Add the sugar, oil, vanilla and mix.
  5. Mix all the dry ingredients & sieve through a strainer.
  6. Add dry ingredients to the banana mixture and fold lightly.
  7. Add in chopped walnuts.
  8. Pour into the baking pan, bake in the oven at 180°C for about 30 mins.
  9. Check if cake is done by inserting a toothpick into the cake. If it comes out clean, the cake is done.
  10. Let it cool on a rack & then slice.


  • I have used a 9 x 7 inch baking pan. Baking time may vary for a different size baking pan.
  • Can add in any other nuts / dry fruits or non-dairy chocolate chips too and create your own version !
  • This is a moderately sweet cake. Sugar can be reduced slightly if you want.


Vanessa believes in conscious & compassionate living. She follows a plant-based lifestyle and loves to be creative and take photos of food. She manages the page The Vanilla Vegan where she shares recipes to show others the simplicity of plant-based living.
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