Banana and Chocolate Cake

Ian Parmenter suggests the perfect recipe for using up those over-ripe bananas.

Ian Parmenter suggests the perfect recipe for using up those over-ripe bananas.

Ingredients (serves 8 -10)
300g ripe bananas
1 teaspoon lemon juice
180g sugar
180g plain flour
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
50ml milk
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon baking powder
100g pecan nuts, finely chopped
100g dark chocolate (70%), grated

Method
Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a bread or cake tin.

In a large bowl, mash bananas with lemon juice. Add sugar and flour, mix well to combine. Add eggs, milk, oil and baking powder. Continue mixing for two minutes.

Add nuts and chocolate. Pour into prepared tin and bake for 45 to 50 minutes. Insert a skewer into centre of the cake. If it comes out clean, the cake is cooked.

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    Revend
    2nd Nov 2012
    6:16pm
    Chocolate cake is my favorite. I love this recipe because it is the combination of banana and chocolate. I will try to make this cake at my home.
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    Ronnie
    3rd Apr 2013
    6:09pm
    Absolutely delicious , I could live on it.


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