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Banana Chocolate Cake (Egg Free)

A wonderfully moist and tasty chocolate banana cake that you can make effortlessly. Put those overripe bananas to best use with this cake that you will love. You can throw in a handful of walnuts, pecans or mixed seeds for that added crunch and there you have, best breakfast with tea!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: breakfast or snack
Cuisine: continental
Servings: 1 loaf
Calories: 234kcal
Author: Harini


  • 2 big over ripe bananas OR 4 medium ones
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1.75 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1.5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup milk almond milk for vegan
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped dark chocolate


  • Preheat your oven at 180C / 350 F. Grease and dust a loaf tin properly.
  • If you are bananas are frozen, thaw them for 15-20 minutes at room temperature. Take the chopped bananas in a mixing bowl and mash very well with a spoon or whisk.
  • Add oil, sugar and vanilla extract to the mashed bananas. Mix well and whisk until the whole mixture turns pale, light and fluffy.
  • Place a sieve over the bowl containing wet ingredients. Add wheat flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking powder and soda. Sift the dry ingredients over the we ingredients and mix.
  • Cut and fold the dry ingredients and whip up the batter. Add milk and mix
  • Throw in the chopped walnuts and mix.
  • Pout the batter into the prepared loaf tin and tap once or twice. Top with chopped dark chocolate
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 35-45 minutes or until a tester comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool in the tin for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the pan and cool for 20 minutes.
  • Slice and serve as required


  • This recipe yields around 10 slices of medium thickness.
  • You can double the recipe
  • The cake keeps well for 3-4 days in refrigerates moist and soft.


Calories: 234kcal