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Quick and Easy Chocolate Banana Cake Recipe

Quick and Easy Chocolate Banana Cake is a popular English Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
English Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes
4.5

Ingredients

  • 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
  • How to Make Quick and Easy Chocolate Banana Cake:

    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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