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Banana avocado cake with chocolate ganache

Here is that moan-worthy cake that has all the best bits the familiarity of banana, no oil, hidden avocado, and that decadent chocolate ganache to dig in. It is a perfect showstopper on the dessert table and easy to bake.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Preheating the oven 10 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Australian, International, Kids choice, Vegetarian, zero oil
Servings 8 slices


  • cake mould
  • baking oven
  • mixing bowls and spoons.
  • measuring cups and spoons


Wet ingredient mix

  • 2 medium Banana
  • 1 small avocado
  • 2 medium eggs in room temperature
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Dry mix

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup almond flour.
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

Chocolate ganache

  • 1 cup heavy cream use whipping cream.
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips milk chocolate


  • Sift together the whole wheat flour, cinnamon powder, baking soda and baking powder and set aside.
  • Preheat the over to 180 degrees for 10 minutes.
  • Into a mixing bowl. peel and the bananas.
  • Mash them well.
  • Cut and scoop the flesh from the avocado and add to the banana.
  • Mash this and add the cracked eggs. maple syrup and vanilla extract.
  • Whick this mix till it is smooth
  • Add the sifted dry mix to the wet mix, Add the Almond meal too.
    Avocado cake mix.
  • Combine the wet and dry mix well till they form a smooth cake batter.
    Avocado cake batter.
  • Pour this in the prepared cake tin and bake
    avocado cake batter.
  • Place the cake at 180 degrees for 20 minutes.
  • check with the skewer to see if the cake come out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and let the cake cool
    Banana avocado cake

For the chocolate ganache

  • Place the cream and chocolate in a microwave safe bowl.
  • Zapp for 30 seconds.
  • Remove the bowl and mix gently.
  • Zapp for another 30 seconds and remove ( careful it will be hot).
  • Whisk gently so that the chocolate mix in well.
  • The ganache will be a bit runny at this stage, and it will thicken as it cools.

To assemble the cake

  • Place the cake on a rack or a turntable.
  • Once the ganache has cooled a bit spread gently to create the swirls.
  • The pattern you choose is up to you, but remember to spread fast as the ganache thicken as it cools.
    chocolate ganache
  • The ganache will harden if placed in the fridge, but stays soft when the cake is around 2o to 25 degrees.
Keyword chocolate recipes, overripe banana recipes, Winter warmers
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