Banana Cake with Mocha Ganache

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
This is a Banana Cake with Mocha Ganache topping for all my banana lovers out there.

This cake sure is a favorite in our home over banana bread, cookies and pies.

Banana cake is so popular with my kids, they are always checking the bananas to see if they're overripe so I can make this cake.

Recently I even started freezing the bananas if I couldn't use them up right away that day and they worked like a charm for making this cake!

Now I always have bananas ready for this great recipe!





A homemade from scratch banana mocha cake on a white plate




A Childhood Favorite!



When I was growing up, mom always made this cake with our overripe bananas.


These were so sweet and I loved how dense it was.


It reminds me of banana bread in flavor with a delicious topping.




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Get Creative!



Mom would always dust the cake squares with powdered sugar. Dad was never fond of frosting.


I loved this cake with whipped cream on it.


Sometimes even in the season some strawberries.


The cake really was so versatile to do many things with.



Banana cake on a plate from scratch this dense cake with a mocha chocolate frosting




Such a Moist Cake!



This cake certainly reminds me of dense banana bread, but more of a cake.


The chocolate ganache really makes a perfect compliment to the taste of this delicious cake.


For all those who love nuts, that would be the perfect addition on top. I left them off due to allergies.


I would highly suggest chopped pistachios or roasted chopped almonds on this decadent ganache.



banana cake on a white plate with mocha frosting



Banana Lovers!



I really don't know a better combination other than chocolate and bananas. It's an addicting banana lovers dream.


I even love chocolate nutella covered bananas, we make them often.



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A subtle coffee taste



The mocha just makes the hint of flavor enhanced in these banana cakes. The mocha ganache enriches the flavor of the cake and brings the banana cake to a new level.


I also have a little tip for you, you can make cupcakes with this batter and freeze them unfrosted.


Take them out for guests and keep them on hand!



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Simple Easy Recipe!



This is one of the easiest recipes you will ever make.


There isn't much that you will need to buy.


Most of the ingredients are in your pantry.


Bake the cake, cool and make this decadent mocha ganache for the topping or just dust with powdered sugar and enjoy!



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Air Fryer Banana S'mores


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Banana Cake with Mocha Ganache

Yield: 10
Author:
prep time: 10 Mcook time: 35 Mtotal time: 45 M
this is a delicious sweet homemade banana cake with mocha frosting, it's the perfect blend of flavors!

ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed banana
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt

instructions:

  1. Cream sugar and butter together, beating around 3 to 4 minutes. 
  2. Beat in eggs and banana's along with flavoring. Mix well. Pour into a brownie size baking pan. 
  3. Bake at 350 degrees till brown and set in the middle, using the toothpick method. Bake around 25 minutes. Cool completely.
  4. Dust with powdered sugar or spread with ganache frosting.
  5. Make the Ganache:
  6. 1 cup chocolate of your choice chopped I used semi-sweet
  7. 1/4 heavy cream
  8. 1 teaspoon instant espresso coffee or regular instant coffee
  9. Add the chocolate to a microwave proof bowl and microwave on high for 30 seconds stirring until chocolate melts continue 30-second intervals. 
  10. Stir in the heavy cream and espresso until smooth and blended together.
  11. Spread over the cooled banana cake squares.
Calories
265
Fat (grams)
15
Sat. Fat (grams)
6
Carbs (grams)
18
Net carbs
14
Sugar (grams)
11
Sodium (milligrams)
2
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3 comments

  1. I love the combo of banana and chocolate. Plus I love cake. This is a winner!

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  2. Totally irresistible with mocha ganache!

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  3. My family loves frosting! What a simple, delicious banana cake---and the mocha ganache definitely kicks it up a notch :)

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