Ohhhh, bananas, they are so good. Especially when they are converted into cake. Moist, scrumptious, healthy, chocolate-chippy cake.
So gooooooood. Is your mouth watering yet?
Now, you might be asking: Is this the same thing as banana bread? My answer: No. It is a cake. A real cake. A cake that could be used for a birthday party and there would be a lot of happy people. Honestly, nothing beats banana cake.
I chose to serve this cake with the Chocolate Greek Yogurt Glaze that I used on my Avocado Chocolate Cake, mostly because my fiancé loves chocolate and it complements the banana flavor. However, I would be perfectly content with this cake without the chocolate glaze. It is sweet and soft and perfectly banana-y.
It is also, as is common with my desserts, great for those health-conscious dessert-lovers out there. It has no fat other than chocolate chips and it cuts way back on the sugar as compared to other cakes. Not to mention it has the benefit of containing real live fruit which not only improves the flavor but helps out the body too.
Chocolate Chip Banana Cake
2 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
2/3 cup white sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp nutmeg
3 mashed bananas
1 cup greek yogurt
1/3 cup milk
1 tbsp vanilla
1/3 cup honey
1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray bundt pan with oil and set aside. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large bowl.
2. In a separate bowl, mix mashed bananas, yogurt, milk, vanilla, honey, and eggs. Mix well. Add banana mixture to flour mixture and thoroughly mix, making sure there are no clumps. Add in chocolate chips.
3. Bake for 35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Serve with my Chocolate Greek Yogurt Glaze for added deliciousness.