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Recipe for Chia Banana Cake

Submitted by: Dyan

Recipe Ingredients:
1 tbsp  Chia Seeds
1/2 cup  Water
Bananas (Very Ripe)
1 tsp  Vanilla Extract
1/4 cup  Canola Oil
5 tbsps  Agave Nectar
1 1/4 cups  Water
2 cups  Whole Wheat Flour
2 tsps  Baking Powder
1 tsp  Baking Soda
1 tsp  Salt
1 tsp  Cinnamon
1/2 cup  Chopped Toasted Walnuts

Cooking Directions:
1.  Combine in small mixing bowl the chia seeds and water, mix well, and set at room temperature for 15 minutes to allow chia seeds to swell.

2.  While chia seeds are swelling, in another large bowl, combine peeled banana, vanilla, canola oil, and agave nectar and mix with electric mixer until the mixture is very smooth with no lumps. Once chia seeds have swelled, add to banana mixture and blend well. Add remaining 1 cup water and mix with eelctric electric mixer until well blended.

3.  In a large bowl, combine whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon and mix with a wire whisk. Slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients n one-third increments while mixing with electric mixer until well blended before adding more. After all of the dry ingredients are added and well blended, add walnuts. Mix well and pour into a 9 x 13 inch lined and nonstick sprayed baking pan.

4.  Bake in a 350 F oven for 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool, cut into squares and serve.

5.  Make 24 squares, 130 calories per square.

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