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Banana chocolate cake

Dessert
8 servings
30 min
45 min
Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 8
Sponge Cake (Line 9"cake round)

3 large Eggs

45g Water

190g Optima flour

1 tbsp Cocoa powder - sifted

50g Corn oil (to be added last)

1 tsp Vanilla extract

Put all the ingredients in mixing bowl and whisk at high speed until thick and fluffy than add in melted butter and mix well.

Bake at preheated oven 180C for 25-30 mins.

Remove cake after baked and leave to cool then cut sponge cake to 2 slices.

Banana Chocolate Mousse Filling

80g Semi-sweet chocolate (melted)

40ml Full cream milk or whipping cream

250g Whipped cream - 150g Fresh cream and 100g Whipping cream

1 tsp vanilla extract + 1/2 tbsp Rum

1 bunch Banana

Preparation

  • Boil milk or whipping cream and mix to melted chocolate with a hand whisk follow by vanilla extract and rum, mix well and leave to cool.
    Whisk up fresh cream and whipping cream together to soft peak and add whipped cream to melted chocolate.
    Sprinkle or rub some lemon juice on banana and cut banana into half.
    Place one slice of sponge cake in an adjustable cake ring and brush sugar syrup on it.
    Spread half of chocolate mousse on sponge cake ~place banana on it and balance chocolate mousse to cover the banana. Lastly cover the 2nd slice of sponge cake on top, brush sugar syrup again and freeze mousse cake for at least hour.

    Ganache Cream
    250g Semi-sweet chocolate - chop to small pieces
    200g Whipping cream
    40g Butter - cut so small pieces
    1/2 tbsp Rum
    1 tsp Vanilla extract
    Put chopped semi-sweet chocolate and butter in a bowl.
    Boil whipping cream and pour cream into the chocolate and stir with a hand whisk to smooth.
    Add rum and vanilla extract, stir well.
    Remove mousse cake from cake ring after freezing.
    Pour ganache cream on cake.
    Quickly use palette knife to spread ganache evenly on cake.
    You may like to apply 2 to 3 layers of ganache cream to make the chocolate cream thicker.
    Lastly clean the side of the cake with kitchen towel and decorate as desire.
    Put the Banana chocolate cake in fridge for few hours before serve.
    For cutting chocolate cake - Dip your knife in hot water and quickly dry it off before each cut.



Comments:

25/12/2012

I haven't taste this kind of dessert but i think it is good.

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