Monday, November 5, 2012

Choco Banana Coffee cake

Coffee cakes are typically single layer cakes that may be square or loaf-shaped rectangular cakes, or they may be ring shaped. Coffee cakes may be flavored with cinnamon or other spices, seeds, nuts and fruits. These cakes sometimes have a crumbly or crumb topping called streusel and/or a light glaze drizzle. A class of cakes intended to be eaten alongside coffee as part of a breakfast meal or that may be eaten during a "coffee break" or offered to guests as a gesture of hospitality on or around a coffee table.


Banana:                               1 large ( 2 small) ( mashed in a blender)
All purpose flour:                 1 1/4 cups
Sugar:                                  1 cup
Cocoa powder:                    1/4 cup
Salt:                                     1/4 teaspoon
Eggs:                                    2 medium
Butter:                                  2 tablespoon
Sunflower oil:                       1/2 cup
Milk:                                    1/4 cup
Lime juice:                            2 teaspoon
Baking powder:                    1 1/2 teaspoon
Vanilla essence:                    1 teaspoon
Walnut:                                1/2 cup (Chopped)


1) Preheat the oven at 180 degree celsius and line a baking tray with baking parchment
2) In a large bowl sieve together the flour, cocoa, salt and baking powder.
3) In a separate bowl mix oil, butter and sugar using an electric whisk until pale and creamy.
4) Add egg one at a time whisking continuously.
5) Add banana, milk and lime juice. Whisk at low speed for 1 minute.
6) Add vanilla essence. Mix well.  Add all the dry ingredient and fold it.
7) Pour it in the tin and sprinkle the chopped walnut  and bake it for 30-35 minutes or until the tester come out clean.


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  1. This cake is such a relish :) totally loving your bakes and thanks a ton for linking this to Christmas event