Banana Chocolate cake

Recipe details

  • Yield8 servings
  • Time spentPrep time: 15 MinutesCook time: 30 MinutesTotal time: 45 Minutes


  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 overripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup (96 grams) vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup (50 grams) whole milk, room temperature
  • 11/2 cup (190 grams) plain flour, sifted
  • 1/4 cup (20 grams) cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup (100 grams) dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (100 grams) white sugar
  • 3/4 cup (120 grams) dark chocolate chips, optional


Grease a loaf pan with baking spray or line with parchment paper. Preheat your oven to 180°c/350°f.In a bowl or jug, whisk together your wet ingredients: banana, oil, eggs, and milk.In a separate bowl, mix your dry ingredients: cocoa powder, flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and sugars until combined.Add your whisked wet ingredients into your dry ingredient mixture and mix thoroughly with a whisk or spatula until you get a smooth batter. Your batter would be on the thick side.Pour your batter into your pan and sprinkle your chocolate chunks/chips on top of your batter. (if using chocolate chips)Bake in your oven for 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out with a few MOIST crumbs.Allow to cool for 10 minutes in the pan before removing from the pan and allowing to cool completely.

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