Friday, May 10, 2013

Chocolate Banana Health Cake

This is really an easy cake dessert to make. It might have a few ingredients but it’s a one bowl/pot mix and doesn’t need creaming of butter or use any eggs. I make it by melting the first three ingredients in a bowl in the microwave but you could do it in a pot on the stove.

It’s a recipe I have had for years so have no idea where it came from. I have made it for hubby’s morning tea shout on his birthday and here as a dessert at our monthly book club at our home. It’s one of those cakes that never seems to fail and has an interesting texture and taste but still the moist chocolate flavour.

125gr Butter
1 cup Sugar
1 Tbsp golden syrup
1 large banana - mashed
½ cup semolina
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup hot milk
1 tsp baking powder
½ cup wholemeal flour
1 cup flour
1 Tbsp cocoa

Melt the butter and sugar.
Add the syrup and gently melt. Remove from heat and beat well.
Add the mashed banana and stir in the semolina.
Blend the baking soda into the hot milk (It will puff up so watch it doesn’t foam over!)
Add the milk mix alternatively with the other dry ingredients and fold in to combine but not over mix.
Pour into a greased and lightly floured 20 cm ring tin.
Bake for 30 minutes at 190°C.

When cold ice with chocolate icing or serve warm sprinkled with icing sugar and with cream and/or yogurt as a desert.


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