Saturday, February 10, 2007

Chocolate Banana Cake

2 large ripe bananas
1/2 tsp vanilla flavouring
175g butter225g granulated sugar
275g self raising flour
1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
3 eggs (beaten)
100g chocolate chips

Grease and line a 8 inch cake tin with greased greaseproof paper.

Peel the bananas and mash until smooth in a small bowl with vanilla flavouring.

Gently heat the butter and sugar in a saucepan until dissolved. Remove from heat and stir in flour and soda. Beat in eggs and mashed banana. Cool slightly. Stir in chocolate chips, and spoon into tin.

Cook at 170C for 35 mins or until skewer inserted into center of cake comes out clean.

Decorate with melted chocolate and bananas if you wish.

Serve with whipped cream as a pudding or on it's own as a cake.

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