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Quick and Easy Chocolate Banana Cake

Quick and Easy Chocolate Banana Cake is a popular English Dessert
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Serves 6


Medium over-ripe bananas, mashed - 3

All-purpose flour - 1.75 cups

Baking powder - 1.5 tsp

Baking soda - 1 tsp

Caster Sugar - 1.5 cups

Unsweetened cocoa powder - 3/4 cup

Eggs, beaten - 2

Milk - 1/2 cup

Water - 1 cup

Vegetable oil - 1/2 cup

Vanilla essence - 1 tsp

Salt - 1/4 tsp

For topping (optional):

Pure icing Sugar - 1.5 cups

Medium over ripe banana, mashed - 1/4 cup

Soft Butter - 1 tbsp

Vanilla essence - 1/2 tsp


  1. Preheat oven to 350F/180C.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk bananas, eggs, oil, milk, water and vanilla.
  4. Add wet to dry and stir until just combined.
  5. Pour batter into a greased and floured cake pan.
  6. Bake for 35-40 mins or until a wooden pick comes out clean.
  7. Allow to cool before removing from pan.
  8. Finish cooled cake with chocolate glaze topping, if desired.
  9. Topping:
  10. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and stir until icing is spreadable.
  11. Add more sugar if necessary to thicken.
  12. Spread icing over cold cake immediately.
  13. Garnish with banana slices and chocolate shavings.
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