Banana Chocolate And Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

Here is a Banana, Chocolate and Poppy Seed Cake is a mix of the predictable and classic flavours of banana and chocolate, but with an unexpected aromatic crunch of poppy seeds. Serve it for a tea time snack or when you have a party at home.

Archana's Kitchen
Banana Chocolate And Poppy Seed Cake Recipe
82 ratings.

Banana, Chocolate and Poppy Seed Cake is a mix of the predictable and classic flavours of banana and chocolate, but with an unexpected aromatic crunch of poppy seeds. It is perfect teatime bake and a school snack box recipe idea. Poppy seeds are an excellent source of B-complex vitamins and contain healthy levels of essential minerals like iron, copper, calcium, potassium, manganese, zinc and magnesium. Also rich in antioxidants and dietary fibre, poppy seeds generously sprinkled into this cake batter, makes the cake crunchy with nutty flavor, as well as adds a little extra health to your treat.

If you like this recipe, here are more cake recipes for you to try

  1. Layered Chocolate Cake Recipe with Mascarpone Cheese
  2. Chocolate Coffee Cake Recipe with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
  3. Devils Food Cake Recipe
  4. Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

60 M

Makes:

6-8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 cup Caster Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 3 Ripe Bananas
  • 1/3 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 cup Buttermilk , (or substitute with 1/2 cup milk, at room temperature + ¼ teaspoon vinegar)
  • 1 Whole Egg
  • 4 tablespoons Poppy seeds
  • 2 tablespoon Chocolate chips , (optional)

How to make Banana Chocolate And Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

  1. To begin making the Banana Chocolate and Poppy Seed Cake Recipe, first preheat your oven at 180 C and prepare the cake tin by greasing with little oil or lining with parchment paper.

  2. Make the buttermilk by combining milk and vinegar, stir and set aside. Once the milk curdles buttermilk is ready. Set aside till required.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, add the flour, sugar, baking soda and cocoa. Whisk lightly till evenly mixed. Set aside.

  4. In another bowl, mash the bananas with a fork, break the egg into it and beat together with the fork till creamy for 1 - 2 minutes. Next, add the vegetable oil, buttermilk and whisk it all together till smooth.

  5. Add the wet ingredients mixture into the flour, and gently fold together with a spatula, until it is smooth and forms a batter-like consistency.

  6. Add the poppy seeds (and chocolate chips, if using) in the batter and combine till evenly distributed into the batter. Pour Banana Chocolate and Poppy Seed Cake batter into the greased tin and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted at the centre comes out clean.

  7. Once baked, remove from the oven and cool in a wire rack for few minutes, before slicing.

  8. Serve Banana, Chocolate and Poppy Seed Cake warm or at room temperature with a cup of coffee or tea. 

Archana's Kitchen

View Archana's Kitchen's Recipes

Archana's Kitchen on the web

Last Modified On Thursday, 08 August 2019 12:25
     
Install App