Banana and Chocolate Cake

Ian Parmenter suggests the perfect recipe for using those over-ripe bananas and surprising your loved one on Valentine's Day.

Banana and Chocolate Cake

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.

Find more delicious and easy to prepare recipes in Ian’s book, All Consuming Passions.





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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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