Quick & Easy Chocolate Banana Cake

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 8
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 medium over-ripe bananas
  • mashed 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1.5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1.5 cups caster sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

How to Make Quick & Easy Chocolate Banana Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350F/180C.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk bananas, eggs, oil, milk, water and vanilla.
  • Add wet to dry and stir until just combined.
  • Pour batter into a greased and floured cake pan.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a wooden pick comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool before removing from pan. Finish cooled cake with chocolate glaze topping, if desired Topping- 1.5 cups pure icing sugar 1/2 medium over ripe (approx. 1/4 cup) banana, mashed 1 tablespoon soft butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essenceCombine all ingredients in a bowl and stir until icing is spreadable.
  • Add more sugar if necessary to thicken. Spread icing over cold cake immediately.