Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Chocolate Bottom Banana Square

香蕉巧克力方块 ~ Chocolate Bottom Banana Square 

(recipe adapted & modify from Sweets & loves) 


120g unsalted butter
60g castor sugar
1 egg 
1 tsp vanilla essence
3 bananas, mashed
180g plain flour, sifted
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
25g cocoa powder, sifted
1/2 cup chocolate chips
Chopped peanuts

1. Cream the butter with sugar till light & fluffy. 

2. Slowly add the egg, vanilla essence & mashed bananas. Beat till well incorporated.

3. Add the flour in 3 additions & fold into the mixture with a rubber spatula. Add in some chopped peanuts.

4. Divide the mixture into half & add the cocoa powder into one half of the mixture.

5. Pour the chocolate mixture into an 8" square pan, followed by the banana mixture. Top with chocolate chips & remaining chopped peanuts.

6. Bake at 180°C for 30 minutes. 


swee_95 said...

hi cathy

i had tried this banana cake
it is yummy ^^
i would like to make it again, ha!

cathysjoy said...

Yup, super nice huh ;)

jasminelim said...

cat, this look much nicer compared to my version which is raher kuih-like. and it look super yummy! (:

cathysjoy said...

Yes, bery yummy! I guess you added to much banana puree resulting in kuih- like texture?

茄子 said...


cathysjoy said...


crustabakes said...

chocolate and bananas! YUMMMMMM

cathysjoy said...

Do give it a try :)

Zoe said...

Saw this cake before from other bloggers. Now, I'm fully convinced that this is FANTASTIC!

cathysjoy said...

Yes! Muz try this! ;)

jasminelim said...

ya lor! i also tink so! result of loving banana! :D

cathysjoy said...

Oh, you notti little monkey.. kekeke ;)

estherholy said...

Yummy... yummy.... I miss this chocolate bottom banana square   ^_^

cathysjoy said...

bery yummy rite! ;)

neyeeloh said...

Below comment made by me  ^_^

cathysjoy said...

oh neyeeloh! its you! hehehe ;)

Yummykoh2009 said...

Wow ... wow this seemed to be a hit amongst bloggers.  Very good right ... I made twice liao.

cathysjoy said...

Yes, absolutely awesome! I love this =)

Janine @ Not the Kitchen Sink! said...

Although I've seen this on other blogs, yours make me salivate cos of the chocolate chip and chopped peanuts topping! It looks super good and it's my favorite combination!

cathysjoy said...

This is awesome! Muz try! kekeke :)

kristy wong said...

My goodness, these look so tempting! I wanna have a bite too. Yummm... Hope you're having a lovely evening.

cathysjoy said...

Yeah, they are really nice :)

Miss Anthropist said...

This sounds GREAT! I know my family would love this :)

Miss Anthropist said...

This sounds GREAT! I know my family would love this :)

cathysjoy said...

Miss Anthropist,
I bet they will :)

Corainelim said...

chocolates and bananas! Perfect match! After seeing your chocolate bottom layer, I salivated..hehehehe and think this is really a very "red" recipe..many people are trying..I should try it too! =)

DG said...

Wouw all in! banana, chocolate & nuts .... yummy!

cathysjoy said...

Yes! Hahaha ;)

cathysjoy said...

Yes! Muz try this! You will love this ;)

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