Year: 2020

GF banana chocolate cake

Back to the crazy baking! I’m actually trying to limit my baking because it’s really hard to not indulge when you are at home so much. I’ve adapted this recipe from my GF chocolate pound cake and decided not make a non-dairy free one so that I can have heaps of Nutella in my cake! So much joy when I bite into a mouthful of Nutella! Warning, this cake is really rich and moist banana chocolate cake and is potentially damaging to your waist line! Ingredients 100g cocoa powder 180ml boiling water 1 tbsp coffee granules 150g unsalted butter 70g caster sugar 40g brown sugar 3 over ripe large bananas 3 eggs 100g gluten free flour 50g cornflour 100g of Nutella Directions Preparation time: 15minBaking time: 70min or when the skewer comes out clean Preheat oven to 160°C Dissolve the coffee granules with boiling hot water Add in the cocoa powder into the boiling water in a bowl and mix until smooth. Set aside to cool Mash the over ripe bananas Place the butter and …

Gluten free chocolate pound cake

First post of the year! It has definitely been a while since I’ve posted. With this isolation due to COVID-19, I have more time to bake and to post. However, it is surprisingly difficult to find flour and even gluten free flour in the supermarkets. Which makes me wonder why are people hoarding flour? To make bread in times of need? I am just glad that I had a box of gluten free flour in my pantry to make this delicious chocolate pound cake to satisfy my cravings. Ingredients 100g cocoa powder 180ml boiling water 1 tbsp coffee granules 150g Nuttelex (or unsalted butter) 100g caster sugar 80g brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 5 eggs 100g gluten free flour 50g cornflour Ingredients for the ganache 200g dark chocolate 30ml soy milk (or milk) Directions Preparation time: 15minBaking time: 70min or when the skewer comes out clean Preheat oven to 160°C Dissolve the coffee granules with boiling hot water Add in the cocoa powder into the boiling water in a bowl and mix until smooth. …