Chocolate, Banana, and Orange Cake

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Gorgeous recipe to use up some over ripe bananas! Hopefully you will find these ingredients with ease and will be able to bake it at home.

For the Cake
150g butter, softened
150g golden caster sugar
3 ripe bananas
2 large eggs
200g plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
zest of 1 orange
½ Terry’s chocolate orange, roughly chopped
handful roasted hazelnuts, roughly chopped

For the Ganache
50g Terry’s chocolate orange
50g dark chocolate
200ml double cream


– Preheat the oven to 180°C / 160°C with a fan. Grease and line a loaf tin.

– Add the sugar and butter to a large bowl and whisk until light and creamy.

– Add the bananas and mash it together.

– Crack in the eggs and mix well.

– Add the flour, baking powder, and orange zest. Whisk together.

– Fold in the chocolate and pour the batter into the loaf tin. Bake in the oven for 45-50 minutes.

– Remove the cake from the oven and the tin, and let it cool.

– To prepare the ganache, pour the double cream into a pan and bring it to a boil. Place the chocolate in a bowl and then pour over the cream. Let is sit for 10 seconds before you stir to combine.

– Pour the ganache over the cake and top with the roasted hazelnuts.

– Time to tuck in!

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