Banana Birthday Cake


This dairy-free, nut-free banana birthday cake may be a savior for some mom’s with allergic children! This cake will be a hit at any party or occasion.

Special Diet Notes: Banana Birthday Cake

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, and vegetarian.

Banana Birthday Cake
  • 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
  1. Preheat oven to 165C.
  2. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
  3. Combine cream of tartar, baking powder, vanilla, cinnamon, oats, and mashed bananas. In a separate bowl combine the flour, confectioner's sugar, and salt.
  4. Fold the banana mixture into the egg whites. Then fold the flour mixture into the egg white/banana mixture.
  5. Pour batter into one 9 or 10 inch round cake pan, coated with a non-stick cooking spray.
  6. Bake for 1 hour, until cake is firm and lightly golden.
  7. 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, Food 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, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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