Banana Protein Cake

Banana Protein Cake

This warm, comforting banana protein cake is easy to make, and great for breakfast or as a pre- or post-workout snack. It’s super-healthy, packed with wholesome ingredients (bananas, oat flour, protein powder, eggs, maple syrup, applesauce, cacao nibs and walnuts).

Cooking Time

30 minutes


Serving: 167 calories per 100g slice (Recipe makes about 9 slices) Macros: Protein: 10g, Carb: 17g, Fat: 6g


  • Bananas (Large, Overripe) – 2 (300g)
  • Eggs (Large) – 2 (100g)
  • Egg Whites – 120g
  • Maple Syrup – 15g
  • Oat Flour – 65g
  • Whey Protein Powder (Unflavoured) – 50g
  • Applesauce (Unsweetened) – 113g
  • Baking Powder – 7g
  • Sea Salt – 1/4 tsp
  • Cinnamon Powder – 15g
  • Vanilla Essence – 15g
  • Cacao Nibs – 35g
  • Walnuts – 35g


  • Mash the bananas with a fork in a large bowl.

  • Add the eggs and egg whites, and beat for a few minutes.

  • Add the protein powder, and mix until smooth making sure there are no lumps.

  • Add rest of the ingredients (except cacao nibs and walnuts), and gently mix.

  • Now add cacao nibs and walnuts, and gently fold them into the mixture.

  • Line a loaf pan with parchment paper, grease it with low calorie oilve oil cooking spray, and add the batter.

  • Bake in a pre-heated oven in the middle rack at 180 C for 15-20 minutes. Remove from the oven, and let it cool completely.

  • Optionally, spread some maple syrup and sprinkle dessicated coconut over it. (Note that topping is not included in the macro calculation above.) Enjoy!