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Banana Walnut Cake with Dark Chocolate

Banana Walnut Cake with Dark Chocolate

When I thought about making banana dark chocolate nut cake I didn't expect it to be so good.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Additional Time 0 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Cakes and Pies
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6


  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 70 g butter ~ 5 tbsp
  • 70 g 70% dark chocolate I used chocolate of Modica 2.5 oz
  • 90 g granulate sugar 7 tbsp
  • 1 egg
  • 45 g 00 flour 3/8 cup
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 40 g chopped walnuts 1.41 oz


  • Melt the chocolate with the butter in a double boiler.
  • Chop the walnuts in the mixer.
  • Work the egg and sugar combo with a whisk until a swollen and frothy mixture is obtained.
  • In a bowl, with the help of a fork, mash the two very ripe bananas, reducing them to a puree.
  • Add the banana puree, the chocolate with the butter, the chopped walnuts, and the flour with the baking powder to the egg and sugar mixture.
  • Transfer what has been obtained into a buttered and floured pan. Bake in a hot oven at 180 ° C for 30-35 minutes.
  • Do the toothpick test.
  • And when it’s cooled completely, decorate to your pleasure.
  • I decorate it with finely chopped walnuts and caramelized chopped bananas.


Keyword banana cake
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