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Maria’s Salted Caramel Banana Cake | High Protein

Single Serve Salted Caramel Banana Cake

Recipe by Maria AKA @mimismacros

This single-serve banana cake is super easy to make and tastes great. In three simple steps, you can create a protein-rich (using your Soy Protein Blend) scrumptious treat for yourself or friends to try at home. Enjoy this banana cake with a hot cuppa – relax and enjoy!

Salted Caramel Banana Cake

5 Important Benefits of Bananas

Aside from being a super tasty snack, bananas have many health benefits; they are a nutritional powerhouse as such! We have listed a few below – how many of these did you know?

  1. Bananas are rich in potassium, which is good for your heart health and blood pressure functions.1
  2. Bananas are rich in magnesium, which is great for your skin health.1,3
  3. Bananas are high in fibre – thus ensuring you are fuller for longer and also minimises constipation.1,2
  4. Bananas are high in vitamin B6 – this vitamin supporting red blood cell production, the metabolism of amino acids and maintenance of the nervous system.2,3
  5. Bananas are a respectable source of vitamin C – a medium-sized banana can provide up to 10% of your daily vitamin C needs! 2

Did you know? Bananas are in fact the UK’s favourite fruit and we eat approximately 10kg of bananas every year.1

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A huge thank you to @mimismacros for this fantastic recipe! Keep scrolling to find the full ingredients list and method.

Single Serve Salted Caramel Banana Cake Recipe

Ingredients

Caramel centre filling:

Salted Caramel Banana Cake

Method

  1. Combine all ingredients for the cake and pour half the mixture into a small ovenproof dish.
  2. Layer with the caramel mixture and then the other half of the cake mix.
  3. Bake in the oven for 20-25 mins – then sit back, relax and enjoy your delicious treat. Yum!

Storage – Make sure you store your treats in some tupperware for ultimate freshness.

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  1. BBC, 2020. The Health Benefits Of Bananas. [online] BBC Good Food. Available at: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/health-benefits-bananas.
  2. Healthxchange, 2020. [online] Healthxchange.sg. Available at: https://www.healthxchange.sg/food-nutrition/food-tips/good-reasons-eat-banana-today.
  3. Singh, B., Singh, J.P., Kaur, A. and Singh, N., 2016. Bioactive compounds in banana and their associated health benefits–A review. Food Chemistry206, pp.1-11.


Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

Writer and expert

Jennifer Blow is our UKVRN Registered Associate Nutritionist – the UK’s register of competent and qualified nutrition professionals. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master’s of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research.

Jennifer has been quoted or mentioned as a nutritionist in major online publications including Vogue, Elle, and Grazia, for her expertise in nutritional science for exercise and healthy living.

Her experience spans from working with the NHS on dietary intervention trials, to specific scientific research into omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and also the effect of fast foods on health, which she has presented at the annual Nutrition Society Conference. Jennifer is involved in many continuing professional development events to ensure her practise remains at the highest level. Find out more about Jennifer’s experience here.

In her spare time, Jennifer loves hill walking and cycling, and in her posts you’ll see that she loves proving healthy eating doesn’t mean a lifetime of hunger.