Chocolate Banana Cake with Peanut Butter Chips

Peanut Butter or Banana or Eggs individually as an ingredient in cakes can easily put off DH. You cannot imagine him biting into it let alone enjoying it
But I dared to use all 3 things into a cake. I made two small loaves of the cake expecting that one would be tasted and rejected and the other I have to gift away. 





Ingredients
1 cup APF/ Maida
1/2 cup Cocoa Powder
1/2 cup demerera sugar
1 tspn baking powder
1/2 tspn baking soda
1.5 cups of butter (You may use butter and peanut butter 50-50)
3 ripe bananas
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk

1/4 cup sugar (brown/ granular)
1 cup peanut butter chips / choco chips



Method
1) In a bowl, add the chopped banana. Using a fork mash it up to make a puree
2) Add the butter to the mashed banana and beat it until it mixes up well. Add the sugar and beat again
3) Now add the eggs one at a time and beat again
4) In another bowl, mix the maida, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking soda.
5) Add this to the banana mixture. Gradually add milk in a stream to make a cake batter of sticky yet runny consistency
6) Now prepare your tins/ pans by greasing them with butter and dusting with flour
7) Spoon half of the batter on the base.
8) Mix the peanut butter chips with sugar. Sprinkle half of it on the cake batter
9) Now cover the chips with the remaining batter
10) Sprinkle the remaining peanut butter chips and sugar
11) Bake this at 180c in a preheated oven for 25-30 min or until it is done

We loved the cake next day when it was refrigerated for one whole day. 





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17 comments:

Priya Suresh said...

Wish i get peanut butter chips here, you guys are torturing me with this peanut butter chips.. Cake looks prefect.

Pavani N said...

Wow, what a yummy cake. This is my favorite combination for breakfast smoothie -- it sounds delicious in cake form :-)

Srividhya said...

Look at the combo.. Very rich cake

Varadas Kitchen said...

And? Did he like it? You found good use for the peanut butter chips.

Usha said...

Cake looks good and must have tasted good.

vaishali sabnani said...

Sometimes our assumptions prove wrong. Right?
The cake looks fantastic ! Love those peanut chips.

Srivalli said...

Can imagine the flavoures working up and becoming more respectable the next day..:)..

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

irresistible cake... love the clicks..

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Cake sounds yummy and perfectly baked..

rajani said...

And what happened? The cake got rejected? My husband runs a mile away if a cake has banana in it!!

Suma Gandlur said...

I am finding these peanut butter chips' bakes during this marathon very interesting and tempting. That cake must be yummy.

Saraswathi Tharagaram said...

Yummy cake!! these looks fantastic dear

Kalyani said...

goodness of those chips with chocolate - a great click Pradnya :-))

Harini-Jaya R said...

A very tempting cake. Never worked with peanut butter chips.

Gayathri Kumar said...

Love those peanut butter chips on top of the loaf. Looks absolutely inviting...

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

What a wonderful looking cake this is :)

Priya Srinivasan said...

Looks sinful! :)

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