Sunday, 25 March 2012

Chocolate Bottom Banana Square

This cake is highly addictive !!!! Can't stop at one slice. I have a weakness with chococlate and I love banana, therefore banana and chocolate seem heavenly match. The sweetness and the aroma from the banana blended with distincitve rich cocoa. Moist and full of flavour, mmmmm

  • 115g butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 3 medium ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
Pre heat oven at 180C/160C for fan oven. Line a 9" square baking pan with grease proof paper.

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar untl light and fluffy

Add in the egg, vanilla extract and mash bananas, mix until well combine.

Sieve in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into the creamed mixture and mix it well.

Divide the batter into half. Add the cocoa powder to one portion of the batter. Spread the cocoa portion in the bottom of the baking pan.

Spread the remaining plain batter on top of the cocoa batter, give is a nice gently swirl with a knife. Sprinkle the chocolate chips on top.

Bake at 180C/160C for fan oven for about 30 minutes. Test with a skewer to ensure that the cake is cook properly.

Once the cake cool down, cut into square and serve

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