Dark Chocolate Banana Cake with Peanut Butter Recipe

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Ingredients

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Cake

  • 760g Cake Flour
  • 665g Sugar
  • 500g Banana Puree
  • 320g Eggs
  • 250g Butter (melted)
  • 200g Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 100g Cocoa Butter
  • 90g Milk
  • 10g Lemon Juice
  • 10g Baking Powder
  • 5g Vanilla
  • 5g Baking Soda
  • 5g Salt

Bananas

  • 100g Cocoa Butter
  • 40g Rum
  • 8 Bananas (sliced)

Peanut Butter Cream

Chocolate Mousse

Directions

Cake

  1. Sift the cake flour, sugar, cocoa butter, baking powder, baking soda and salt together. Set aside.
  2. Mix the milk, banana puree, eggs, lemon juice, vanilla, melted butter and dark chocolate chips together.
  3. Add flour to the banana mix and stir for about 1 minute.
  4. Pour into a pan lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes at 345˚F, or until firm.

Bananas

  1. Sauté in a non-stick pan. Set aside until cool.

Peanut Butter Cream

  1. Bring cream to a boil.
  2. Pour in the egg yolks and bring back to 185˚F.
  3. Add in the pure peanut butter.
  4. Add in the white chocolate couverture and blend with immersion blender. Cover and cool in the refrigerator.
  5. Whip up into a light cream once it has fully cooled.

Chocolate Mousse

  1. Boil the milk and then pour over the dark couverture chocolate. Let sit for 1 minute then emulsify.
  2. Whip cream to a soft peak.
  3. Mix half of the cream to the ganache, mix. Then add the rest and fold.

Assembly

  1. In mousse frame, line bottom with mold of your choice.
  2. Spread a layer of the chocolate mousse, then a layer of the cake.
  3. Spread peanut butter cream and the roasted bananas over.
  4. Cover with more chocolate mousse and top with another cake layer.
  5. Glaze with melted dark chocolate chips and decorate as desired.