Two chocolates, banana and prunes cake

Today we are making a delicious cake with two different chocolates and a dough that is based on bananas!

It’s a juicy cake that perfectly suits the Christmas holidays! You will be looking forward to wake up every morning to enjoy it alongside with your coffee!

Ingredients

  • 5 bananas, very ripe
  • 220 g self-rising flour (plus more for the pan)
  • 150 g milk chocolate couverture, coarsely chopped
  • 150 gr white chocolate couverture, coarsely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or 2 packets vanilla powder
  • 100 g prunes, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 150 g brown sugar
  • 125 g butter (plus more for the pan)
  • 100 gr white chocolate couverture, for decoration
  • 50 gr dark chocolate couverture for decoration

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180* C
  • Add the banana pieces, butter and sugar to a pan.
  • Sauté for 5-10 minutes so that most of the moisture evaporates.
  • The mixture is ready when the bananas are soft, turned to puree.
  • Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl.
  • Refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
  • When chilled, add the eggs, two kinds of chocolate and the vanilla extract and mix well to combine. The mixture has to be cool so that the chocolates won’t melt.
  • Add all of the dry ingredients to another bowl. The flour, the baking soda and salt.
  • Mix together.
  • Add the banana mixture.
  • Mix with a fork until it is well combined and comes together, but do not over mix. Add the prunes and mix with a spatula
  • Pour the batter into a 10x30 cm cake pan that is greased with butter and dusted with flour.
  • Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Insert a knife to make sure it is done. If it comes out clean, it is.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Allow to cool on a wire rack and turn out after 15 minutes.
  • Melt the white chocolate in double boiler and cover the cake
  • When the white chocolate is firm and cold, melt the dark chocolate in double boiler and decorate the top of the cake.

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