Healthy Chunky Monkey Cake just happened.

A moist and purely delicious and 100% addictive Peanut Butter Banana Cake with Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting.  Did I mention it’s healthy?

It appears I did, but it’s worth saying twice…  because one bite and you’ll never believe it.

Healthy Chunky Monkey Cake (Gluten-Free PB Banana Cake w/ Chocolate PB Frosting) - Desserts with Benefits

This hunky slice of heaven is made with fresh bananas and natural peanut butter instead of butter.  It’s sweetened with applesauce and organic stevia instead of white sugar.  And, it’s made with peanut flour instead of white flour.

Seriously.  No butter, no white sugar and no white flour.

Yup.

And.

Yum.

Healthy Chunky Monkey Cake (Gluten-Free PB Banana Cake w/ Chocolate PB Frosting) - Desserts with Benefits

The cake is moist with a tight crumb, and it’s packed with peanut butter and banana flavors…  it’s like banana bread infused with peanut butter.

The frosting is thick and fudgy and sweet…  it’s like the stuff out of the tub from the grocery store, but without all the sugar, trans fats and artificial ingredients.

Pair that peanut buttery banana cake with the fudgy chocolate peanut butter frosting and you’ve got some serious decadence on your hands.  And, um, I’m serious.  This is so good you will want to eat it with your hands…  why waste time on utensils?  ;-)

It’s Healthy Chunky Monkey Cake without the healthy taste!

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