SAVOURY PLANTAIN FLOUR SALMON CAKE

 

WHAT YOU NEED

  • Plantain flour, 120g
  • Vegetable oil, 30g - olive oil, sunflower seed oil, avocado oil etc.
  • Grated cheese, 60g (optional)
  • Slightly ripe plantains, 1/2 finger (optional, can replace Eggs for vegan option)
  • Plain yoghurt, 50g (optional)
  • Milk – dairy or legume milk drink, 30g - 50g
  • Salt – 1teaspoon
  • Cinnamon, seasoning to taste
  • Scent leaves, or other herbs like Dill, 5g
  • Baking powder, 4g, and /or Bicarbonate of Soda, 4g
  • 1 whole egg (optional)
  • Pre-cooked and seasoned Salmon flakes (or any filling of your choice), 100g
  • Black Pepper, ¼ table spoon (to taste)

 

PROCEDURE

  1. Mix all dry ingredients - plantain flour, salt, baking powder, salt, and/or bicarbonate of soda.
  1. If using plantains, mash it and mix with milk, and vegetable oil. If non-vegan, add the eggs and yoghurt also. Whisk the mixture together thoroughly until you have a nice creamy mix. Alternatively, you can blend all these ingredients together in a food processor for a fine smooth batter.
  1. Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix thoroughly till you have a fine batter. Depending on how moist you want your cake, you can add a little more milk or oil to have a flowing but thick batter.

 

  1. Add your herbs and if non-vegan, add fish flakes and grated cheese and mix to have them evenly spread out in the batter.
  1. Prepare your baking tin - grease or line with parchment paper. Also, preheat your oven heat at 180 degrees for about 8 mins.
  1. Bake at 180 degrees for about 40 - 50 mins until the cake is set.
  1. Serve with a side of salad and enjoy.