Banana Cake with Chocolate and Spice

Banana Cake with Chocolate and Spice


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This is a delicious banana cake with a slight chocolate overtone and spices in the form of cinnamon and cloves.


Serves: 12 

  • 250g margarine or butter
  • 1 1/4 cups (250g) caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 50g dark chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 4 bananas
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
  • 2 1/2 cups (310g) plain flour
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour20min 

  1. Grate in the dark chocolate then add with the cinnamon, cocoa and ground cloves to the mixture and stir.
  2. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C and grease a springform cake tin.
  3. Beat the margarine and sugar until fluffy then add the eggs one by one; beating after each addition.
  4. Peel the bananas, mash them with a fork and sprinkle with a little bicarbonate soda so they don't turn brown.
  5. Add the mashed bananas to the margarine-egg mixture. Combine the flour and baking powder then stir into the cake mixture.
  6. Pour cake mixture into the prepared tin then bake in the preheated oven for about 1 hour.
  7. Allow the cake to cool and decorate as desired.

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