The perfect afternoon tea made simple and delicious.


  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 1/2 -1 cup raw brown sugar

  • 125ml SodaStream sparkling water

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/4 cup sour cream

  • 2 ripe mashed bananas

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 cup cacao powder

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180C, grease and flour a baking tin. In a mixing bowl using hand electric mixer, beat oil and sugar together until pale. Beat in sparkling water and eggs, adding one egg at a time. Add in sour cream and mashed bananas, beat until combined.

  • 2.

    In a separate bowl sift together flour and baking powder. Add in cacao powder and mix until combined. Add dry ingredients into the batter and mix until just combined. Fold in a half of the cup of the chocolate chips.

  • 3.

    Pour the batter into the prepared baking tin and sprinkle with the remaining chocolate chips on top.

  • 4.

    Bake for 50-60 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Allow 5 minutes to cool in the tin before removing. Cool completely on a wire rack before slicing and serving.


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