Raw Banoffee Pie

Posted by Lorna Macchia on

I was looking for a nice way to use up some ripe bananas that also doubled up as a high energy, nutrient dense treat for two family members about to embark on a 100km charity run … and another breastfeeding her 6 week old bubba.  This delicious pie is rich in carbohydrate and healthy fats  and keeps well in the freezer (unless its devoured within 2 days of course!).

Preparation Time: 60 mins

Setting Time: 3-4 hours

Serves: 6-8 People

We use all organic or biodynamic ingredients.


  • ½ cup activated almonds
  • ½ cup activated cashews
  • 1/3 cup hemp seeds
  • 10 dates, seeds removed
  • 1/3 cup desiccated coconut
  • ½ tsp high quality salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp cacao powder


  • 2 medium or 3 small ripe bananas, peeled
  • 1 cup cashews (soaked in boiling water for 1 hour)
  • 8 dates, seeded (soaked in boiling water for 1 hour)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract or powder


  • ½ cup coconut cream or grass fed cream, whipped
  • 2 bananas, sliced lengthways or diagonally
  • 2 tsp coconut oil or grass fed butter
  • 1/3 cup activated pecans, chopped roughly
  • 50g dark, high quality chocolate, grated finely



  • Line a cake tin with parchment paper.
  • Place all base ingredients into food processor and blend until well combined
  • With wet hands, press dough into bottom and a little up the sides of the baking tin
  • Place in freezer while making the centre


  • Blend all ingredients together in food processor until smooth
  • Pour onto the base, cover with wax wrap and return to the freezer for at least 2 hours.


Top when ready to eat. 

  • Remove base from freezer and spread with whipped cream
  • Heat a heavy based pan and melt coconut oil or butter.
  • Add banana slices and heat for 10 minutes until soft
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool
  • Top cream layer with banana, pecans and grated chocolate.


← Older Post Newer Post →

Leave a comment


Dairy free Gluten Free Low Lectin Raw Sweet Vegan Vegan option

Dragonfruit Bites

By Lorna Macchia

Who needs artificial colours & flavours when nature provides some of the most beautiful, vibrant hues from tropical fruits like the Dragonfruit (also known as...

Read more
Baked chocolate Gluten Free Sweet Vegan

Lactation Cookies

By Lorna Macchia

Welcoming a new baby into the world is an incredibly special time for any mum, and taking care of your own health is just as...

Read more