Recipe of the Month: Banana & Chia Cake

Recipe of the Month: Banana & Chia Cake


This is a great cake for a light snack or healthy dessert, perfect for the whole family to enjoy! The chia seeds in this cake are packed with omega-3’s and anti-inflammatory properties, making this a guilt-free dessert you can really enjoy.

Banana & Chia Cake (Dairy & Gluten Free)


125g Dairy Free Margarine

1 1/2 cup Castor Sugar

2 teaspoons White Vinegar

1 cup (approx. 2 large) Ripe Bananas, mashed

5 drops Vanilla Essence

250g Gluten Free Flour

1 tsp Bi-carb soda

1 Cup Black Chia Seeds

1/2 tsp Cinnamon

1/8 tsp Allspice

1/2 cup Soy Milk

1 tsp Lemon Juice 



Preheat oven to 180 degrees, line a square cake tin.

Cream margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vinegar, bananas, chia and vanilla.

Sift the dry ingredients together.

Mix together the soy milk and lemon juice.

Alternating, add the dry ingredients and the soy milk, beating between each addition.

Bake in the oven for approximately 45 mins or until a skewer comes out clean.

Rest in the tin for 5 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool.