for family meals :
recipe was submitted by Bella.
once in a while, it's nice to forget all about
calories and being good and enjoy a really yummy
cake! This cake is 'glued' together with a special
chocolate-banana creme and is so delicious I can
hardly believe it's true. And it's become a favorite
for birthdays in our family, not least for a chocolate
monster like myself !".
g (5 oz) butter or margarine
good 5 dl (2 cups) brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla sugar
3 ripe, middle-size bananas
85 g (good 2 1/2 oz) dark chocolate
approx 4 dl (1 3/4 cups) flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp water
85 g (good 2 1/2 oz) dark chocolate or milk
good 50 g (good 1 3/4 oz) butter or margarine
250 g (8 oz) powdered sugar
1 ripe, middle-size banana
1/2 tsp vanilla sugar
1 - 2 tbs milk
room-tempered fat with brown sugar to a smooth
eggs, vanilla sugar and mashed bananas (the
mash should be amounted to 2 1/2 dl / 1 cup)
and stir this mixture into the brown sugar mixture.
the chocolate and allow to cool slightly, then
mix in the chocolate in the batter.
flour and baking powder and stir it into the
the batter into 2 greased spring-form pans,
about 24 cm / good 9" in diameter.
at 200C/400F for about 35 minutes. Try with
a stick, it should come out dry.
the layers to cool in their pans for about 5
minutes before gently unmolding them onto a
rack to cool. Keep the bottom plates until the
layers are cold.
the chocolate in a waterbath and let cool.
fat and powdered sugar smooth.
the banana with a fork and mix it into the butter-sugar
mixture together with the chocolate.
vanilla sugar and milk to make the creme really
the two cake layers together, using part of the
chocolate-banana creme. Then distribute remaining
creme on top and on the sides of the cake. You
can pipe it out to a nice pattern if you like,
or just spread it. Sprinkle with some finely grated
chocolate or cocoa powder. Put the cake in the
fridge for a few hours before serving.
you want to make it in advance, you can keep the
cake in the fridge for up to 24 hours.