Matcha, Black Sesame & Cacao Checkerboard Cake


Recipe by: @aleafcia

6 cups whole wheat flour
3 tsp baking soda
3 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt in bowl
3 bananas
16oz applesauce
1¼ cup avocado oil
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
⅓ cup culinary matcha
⅓ cup BareOrganics Cacao Powder
½ cup black sesame powder


vegan | whole grain | refined sugar free

1. Mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, & salt in bowl.

2. Mash 3 bananas, add to bowl with applesauce, avocado oil, & unsweetened almond milk.

3. Combine dry & wet ingredients. Split batter into three bowls.

4. In 1st bowl, mix ⅓ cup culinary matcha. In 2nd bowl, mix ⅓ cup BareOrganics cacao. In 3rd bowl, mix ½ cup black sesame powder.

5. Spoon each batter into greased 9” pie pans. Bake at 350F for 35-40min.

6. Once cooled, cut a concentric circle from each layer. Arrange layers according to preferred color scheme.

7. Stack layers & frost w/ yogurt + BareOrganics cacao powder.

8. Top w/ blueberries, pumpkin seeds & coconut flakes.

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