Monday, 9 November 2015

Banana and Chocolate Cake

I'm writing this while eating my Banana and Chocolate cake and I can tell you it's amazing! I love banana bread and I have been craving it for ages, but with this I decided to add a twist of chocolate because what more can you possibly want in a cake. Chocolate and Banana? YUM! This recipe is quick and easy so anyone can make this whether you're a Great British Bake Off Expert or a more of a novice in the baking department.

What you will need;
- 100g or 4oz Butter
- 100g or 4oz Caster Sugar
- 100g or 4oz Self Raising Flour
- 2 Eggs
- 1 tsp Baking Powder
- 4 tbsp Cocoa Powder (use as much as you want)
- 2 Banana's, Mashed
- a dash of milk (only if the mixture is quite dry)

Preheat your oven at 180°or Gas Mark 4.

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Measure out your self raising flour along with baking powder and cocoa powder.

Beat eggs in one at a time, adding a little of the dry ingredients in.

Gently mix the remaining dry ingredients into the mixture.

Taking your two banana's peel these and mash, adding them into the mixture.

Once everything is mixed in fully, line a tin with greaseproof paper in my case I used a rectangle tin but you can use whichever you like.

Empty your mixture into the tin making sure you smooth out the mixture so it fills the tin.

Pop this in the oven for around 40 minutes or until it looks cooked and the top once pressed bounces back up. I use a skewer in the middle just to test that everything is cooked, if it comes out with no mixture on it that means it's perfectly cooked.

Take out of the oven and leave to cool in the tin.

When it's cool enough cut yourself a generous piece with a cup of tea mmm! I hope you enjoy making this as much as I did and I hope it turns out just as nice!

Until Next Time.

Paige x