Coconut, Banana & Lime Cake


1½ cups self-raising wholemeal flour

3/4 cup Natvia

½ cup desiccated coconut

2 ripe bananas, mashed

1 lime zested and juiced

2 eggs

½ cup olive oil



125g light Philadelphia cream cheese

1 lime, zested and juiced

2 tbsp. Natvia


Preheat oven to 175C.

Line a loaf tin with baking paper.

Place flour, Natvia and coconut in a large bowl and stir to combine well.

In a small bowl, mash bananas with lime zest and juice.

In a separate bowl whisk together the eggs and olive oil.

Make a well in flour and pour in banana and egg mixture.

Mix till just combined.

Pour into prepared tin and bake for 20 – 25 minutes.

Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.For the icing, place all ingredients in a food processor and blend till smooth.

Spoon the cream cheese icing over the cake, evenly.

Served with a lovely cup of herbal or normal tea.