Chocolate chunk banana cake

Posted on July 9th, 2020 08:00 PM

Prep time: 15 mins | Bake Time - 50 to 55 mins | Recipe by : Saurabh Ailawadi 

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I N G R I D I E N T S 

3 peeled bananas, make sure they are ripe (about 360 gms with skin)

180g (1 ½ cup) all-purpose flour

1 ½ tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

150g (3/4 cup) fine sugar

1/3 cup vegetable oil

1/4 cup plain yogurt

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/3 cup whole milk

½ cup raisin ( mix of black and green)

3/4 cup dark cooking chocolate, chopped into chunks

2 tablespoon Walnut pcs for the surface

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D I R E C T I O N S 

1. Preheat oven at 180°C/355°F.

2. Mash the bananas and set aside.

3. Sift all the dry ingredients including flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, set aside.

4. In a large bowl, add sugar, oil, yogurt and vanilla extract. Mix with a hand mixer until they are well combined.

5. Add in the sifted dry ingredients in 2 batches. Fold in with a spatula until the flour disappear. Do not over mix. Do not use a hand mixer here.

6. Add in the milk in 2 batches, alternate with the dry ingredients. 

7. Add in the raisins and chopped chocolate. Fold them in until they are incorporated.

8. Grease a 9”x5”x3”loaf pan, and line with parchment paper. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Top it with chopped walnuts.

9. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C/355°F for about 50-55 min or until the skewer inserted comes out clean.

10. Cool on a rack for 15 min before cutting it. 

11. The cake is ready to serve.

The cake tastes good warm or chilled. Store it in refrigerator.

Saurabh Ailawadi – Co-Founder & Managing Director at Gulmohar Lane

With varied experience in the field of design, interiors, retail and brand management; to journeying into what you love!   With an ardent smile and a deep-rooted love for scrumptious food –

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