Banana Birthday Cake – Dairy & Nut Free (Soy-Free)


This Dairy Free, Nut Free cake may be a saviour for some mom's with allergic children


  • 1½ cups egg whites
  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 165C.
Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
Combine cream of tartar, baking powder, vanilla, cinnamon, oats, and mashed bananas. In a separate bowl combine the flour, confectioner's sugar, and salt.
Fold the banana mixture into the egg whites. Then fold the flour mixture into the egg white/banana mixture.
Pour batter into one 9 or 10 inch round cake pan, coated with a non-stick cooking spray.
Bake for 1 hour, until cake is firm and lightly golden.
Cool for five minutes then slip out of pan on to a serving dish. Garnish with a light dusting of confectioner's sugar.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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