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Healthy Naked Smash Cake

This super moist and easy to eat healthy naked smash cake is made with whole foods, sneaky veggies and naturally sweetened with banana!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert

Ingredients

Wet

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 medium ripe banana
  • 1/2 cup canned coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil (can also use avocado oil)
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract

Dry

  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot

For the banana sweetened yogurt cream cheese frosting

  • 1 cup strained plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2 ripe medium banana
  • 1/2 cup plain cream cheese

Toppings

  • Natural food dye sprinkles and/or fresh berries

Instructions

To make the cake

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F and lightly butter three 4-inch springform mini cake pans.
  • In a large bowl (or stand mixer), mash the banana and whisk in the eggs, coconut oil, coconut milk and vanilla until smooth.
  • In a separate small bowl, add in all the dry ingredients (except for the grated carrot) and stir to combine.
  • Slowly add the dry mixture to the wet a little bit at a time, just until there is no raw flour visible and stopping to scrape down sides of the bowl. Make sure not to over mix, and then fold in the grated carrot.
  • Divide the batter evenly between your prepared cake pans.
  • Transfer the filled cake pans to a large baking sheet and bake for 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Transfer the baked mini cakes to a cooling rack to cool for 5 minutes, or until cool enough to touch. Remove the cake from the spring forms and place it directly on a rack to cool completely before frosting.
  • Once cooled you can add frosting as desired (see directions below). I added mine to the middle layers and on top with sprinkles for a complete naked cake look. You can cover it completely or style it as a semi-naked cake with scraped sides to expose some cake beneath the frosting.
  • The finished cake can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 2 days or in the freezer for 1 month.

To make the frosting

  • In a medium bowl, mash the banana and add in the strained yogurt and cream cheese.
  • Using a hand immersion blender, blend the mixture until whipped and smooth with no visible banana chunks.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days if preparing ahead of time before baking the cake. You can frost your cake with just strained yogurt if you prefer, but the banana and cream cheese adds a more creamy and naturally sweetened desirable flavour that's not as sour.