It’s worth having 7 birthdays a year for this cake!
- 2 cups water
- ¼ cup mashed banana
- ⅛ teaspoon vanilla
- 1 egg
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 3 cups whole-wheat flour
- 1 cup dried bananas
- ½ tablespoon baking powder
- 8 ounces low-fat cream cheese
- 3 teaspoons carob powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 350° F. In a bowl, mix together water, banana, vanilla, egg and honey. In a separate bowl, combine flour, dried bananas and baking powder. Mix thoroughly. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix well. Pour into an 8-inch greased cake pan and bake for 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
To make the frosting, beat all ingredients together in a small bowl until smooth. Spread over the cake and decorate with pieces of crushed dried banana. Store in an airtight container.
Yield: Makes 8 devouringly-good slices of pawty cake
Find other great recipes in the Three Dog Cookbook.