Paleo Banana Cake

Recipe By: Madeline
Prep: 10 minutesCook: 38 minutesTotal: 48 minutes
Servings: 9 servings 1x



  • 3 large ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • 1 cup cooked and cooled mashed sweet potato
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp almond milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease an 8×8 baking pan or line with parchement paper
  2. Peel and cube sweet potato and add steam on the stove top until soft about 20 minutes
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mash banana with a fork or potato smasher
  4. Add eggs, melted and cooled coconut oil, coconut sugar, and vanilla extract to the mixing bowl with the smashed banana and mix thoroughly
  5. In a separate mixing bowl combine almond flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt
  6. Fold dry ingredients into wet ingredients and spread into the 8×8 baking pan
  7. Bake at 350F for 38 minutes
  8. While the cake cooks prepare the icing by mashing the sweet potato with a fork or hand mixer
  9. Add 1 cup cooked and cooled mashed sweet potato to a mixing bowl with cocoa powder and maple syrup
  10. Mix with an electric hand mixer or in a food processor until combined
  11. Add almond milk to the icing and mix until smooth and creamy
  12. Remove cake from the oven and allow to cool fully before topping with icing and sprinkles
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