Chocolate and Banana Cake Recipe


  • 175g plain flour
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 80g milk chocolate chips
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 125g soft butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 mashed bananas
  • Chocolate buttons (decoration)
  • Drop of milk
  • 30g icing sugar

Step 1:

Preheat the oven to 160 degrees or gas mark 3.

Step 2:

Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda together in a bowl.

Step 3:

Add the two eggs.

Step 4:

Add the butter and mix it all together.

Step 5:

Gradually add in the mashed banana and the chocolate chips.

Step 6:

Grab a cake tin and grease it, or line it with baking paper.

Step 7:

Pour the cake mixture into the tin, creating a dip in the centre.

Step 8:

Bake for 25 minutes, checking on it regularly.

Step 9:

To see if it’s cooked stick a skewer into the centre, if it comes out clean the cake is done. If not return to the oven, until golden brown.

Step 10:

Carefully remove cake from tin and leave it at least two hours to cool.

Step 11:

Mix the icing sugar with a small amount of milk, to create a thick paste. Use the thick paste to stick down chocolate buttons in the pattern of your choice.

Step 12:

Serve up and enjoy!


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