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Chocolate Banana Cake

Chocolate Banana Cake
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5 h.
Preparation
moderate
Difficulty

Ingredients

for 8 pieces
For the batter
4 Egg yolks
4 Egg whites
125 grams Sugar
1 packet Vanilla sugar
80 grams Pastry flour
40 grams Cornstarch
40 grams Cocoa powder
For the filling and topping
1 Banana
50 grams softened Butter
300 grams Cream cheese
70 grams Powdered sugar
1 packet Vanilla sugar
yellow food coloring
30 grams Couverture
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Preparation steps

Step 1/10

For the batter, beat the egg yolks with half of the sugar and the vanilla sugar until fluffy.

Step 2/10

Beat the egg whites until stiff. Sprinkle in the remaining sugar and continue beating until stiff.

Step 3/10

Fold the egg whites into the egg yolk mixture.

Step 4/10

Mix the flour, cocoa powder and cornstarch. Sift the flour mixture into the egg mixture and stir.

Step 5/10

Line a baking dish with parchment paper. Pour in the batter and bake for 12-15 minutes at 175°C (approximatey 350°F). Remove from the oven, flip the cake onto a damp tea towel and let col.

Step 6/10

Cut a 30 cm (approximately 12 inch) long banana shape from parchment paper. Use as a template to cut out two bananas from the cake.

Step 7/10

For the filling, crush the banana and mix with the softened butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla sugar until creamy. Remove approximtely 1/3 of the cream and color with yellow food coloring.

Step 8/10

Spread the light cream cheese spread on the bottom cake layer. Gently press the second layer on top and cover with the yellow cream. Chill for about 30 minutes.

Step 9/10

Crush the chocolate and melt over a hot water bath. Pour the chocolate into a pastry bag and decorate the banana. Chill for about 2 hours. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Step 10/10

Cut into pieces and serve.