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Banana Cacao Nib Snack Cake


  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup almond milk
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 medium banana (very ripe and frozen)
  • 3 tablespoon cocoa nibs


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8×8 baking pan and set aside.
  2. In a blender, blend together the banana, almond milk, maple syrup, olive oil, and vanilla until smooth. Transfer to to a large bowl, adding in all dry ingredients (all purpose flour, wheat flour, cocoa powder, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt). Stir together until all ingredients are combined and batter is smooth. Spread batter into pan and sprinkle with cocoa nibs.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes or until middle of cake is set. Cool until cake has reached room temperature before slicing.