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Death by chocolate cake


Banana cake
Ban chuoi nuong

  • 100 GRAM FLOUR
  • 100 GRAM SUGAR
  • 2 EGGS
  • 1 1/2 CUP CREAM
  • 50 GRAM MACADAMIA NUTS, chopped
  • 200 GRAM DARK CHOCOLATE, chopped
  • 100 GRAM WHITE CHOCOLATE, chopped

Melt 100 gram dark chocolate with the butter, add the flour, the eggs and the sugar and beat for 5 minutes with an electric mixer. Stir in the nuts. Pour the batter in a rectangular cake tin and bake 30 minutes at 165 degrees Celsius. Take the cake out of the tin and allow it to cool down. Melt the white chocolate with 3/4 cup of cream and put this in the fridge for one hour; beat if with an electric mixer until it is like mousse. Put the cake back in the tin and spread the white chocolate mousse on top. Put in the fridge for one hour. Melt the rest of the dark chocolate with the rest of the cream, let it cool a little. Cut the cake in pieces and pour the chocolate sauce on top. Decorate with a piece of macadamia nut.

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Bring the milk to the boil and dissolve the sugar and vanilla sugar; add the coconut. Soak the bread in this mixture for ten minutes. Butter a cake tin. Put one layer of banana slices, then one layer of bread; repeat this once; add another layer of banana to finish. Distribute the melted butter over the top of the cake. Bake 45 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius.

Bananas are one of the most consumed fruits in the world, if not the most. They are popular in tropical countries as well as in Europe and the USA. Which is understandable, because it is such a convenient fruit: easy to peel, no pits, no problems, no chewing needed (almost). Bananas contain a lot of potassium.
Bananas grow on something that looks like a tree, but is not; after producing the banana, the plant will die and disappear entirely, and a new plant will emerge, producing bananas again.