This delicious and moist Chocolate Banana Cake recipe filled with the goodness of coconut oil and banana makes for a healthy after school treat for kids and 30 minutes is all you need.
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Easy and Healthy Chocolate Banana Cake Recipe

Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Author Anushree Shetty

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mashed bananas 3 medium sized bananas
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chip morsels

Instructions

Without a Blender

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a 9-inch square pan with parchment paper and grease the paper with either cooking spray or butter.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients - all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking soda, and salt till they are combined. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, add the mashed bananas, coconut oil, vanilla extract, and eggs and mix them well. Add the flour mixture and 1/4th cup chocolate chips and mix them till they are combined.
  • Pour the batter into the greased pan and sprinkle on chocolate chips over it. Bake for 25 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. ( I checked at the 23-minute mark and it was done)
  • Remove from the oven and let the cake cool in the pan for a few minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Use a serrated knife to cut the cake into slices.

Using a Blendtec Blender

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a 9-inch square pan with parchment paper and grease the paper with either cooking spray or butter.
  • Add mashed bananas, eggs, coconut oil, vanilla extract, and brown sugar to the blender jar and secure the lid. Select "Batters" or blend on a Medium to Medium-Low speed for 30 seconds
  • Add the remaining ingredients - flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt to the blender and secure lid. Press "Pulse" 3–5 times or until dry ingredients are combined with the wet. Add 1/4 cup chocolate chips (if using) to the mixture and press "Pulse" 2-3 times to combine.
  • Pour the batter into the greased pan and sprinkle chocolate chips over it. Bake for 25 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. ( I checked at the 23-minute mark and it was done)
  • Remove from the oven and let the cake cool in the pan for a few minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Use a serrated knife to cut the cake into slices.