Espresso Coffee Cake

Bananas are the secret ingredient that help keep this coffee cake so deliciously moist. Always go for bananas that are well ripened for a more flavorful cake.
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  • 12Servings


  • 2 bananas, mashed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup organic evaporated cane juice
  • 1/4 cup organic unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup full-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup freshly brewed espresso
  • 2 cups white whole-wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped 
unsalted walnuts


  1. Mist a 5-qt slow cooker with cooking spray. In a large bowl, with a handheld electric mixer on low, beat together bananas, egg, cane juice, butter and vanilla. Add sour cream and espresso and beat on low until well combined.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Add flour mixture to banana mixture and beat on low until just combined. Spread batter into slow cooker. Top with walnuts. Cover and cook on low for 3 to 4 hours until a knife inserted into center comes out clean.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1/12 of cake
  • Calories: 179
  • Carbohydrate Content: 25 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 30 mg
  • Fat Content: 7 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 4 g
  • Sodium Content: 186 mg
  • Sugar Content: 11 g