https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/25626/chocolate-banana-and-hazelnut-cake

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A crowd-pleasing addition to your morning tea. 

Ingredients

  • 3 medium sized bananas (ripe)

  • 1 cup plain flour

  • ½ cup caster sugar

  • ¼ cup unsweetened baking cocoa

  • ¼ cup light olive oil

  • ¼ cup water

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup dark chocolate, finely chopped

  • ¼ cup hazelnuts, finely chopped

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180C.

  • 2.

    Place 2 bananas in med size bowl and mash with a fork until smooth.

  • 3.

    Add the flour, sugar, cocoa, oil, water, baking powder, vinegar and salt. Mix until combined.

  • 4.

    Pour mixture into a buttered 20cm square baking dish and then top with the finely chopped chocolate and nuts.

  • 5.

    Slice the last banana and place the slices on top on the chocolate and nuts.

  • 6.

    Bake for 30-35 minutes or until cooked. (You can test this by inserting a knife or toothpick into the center, and seeing if it comes out clean.)

  • 7.

    Allow to cool before slicing into 5cm squares and serving.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (16 servings)

  • Energy 323kj
  • Fat Total 22g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Protein 3g
  • Carbohydrate 34g
  • Sugar 21g
  • Sodium 171mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

This recipe was created by cooks Will and Steve, and provided by Australia's Biggest Morning Tea.

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea will be held on Thursday, May 26 and raises funds for the Cancer Council.

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