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Whole wheat Banana Bread with Chocolate Ganache and hearts

Alka Jena
10 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Whole wheat Banana Bread with Chocolate Ganache and hearts RECIPE

“This Moist, delicious whole wheat banana bread is perfect for a Valentine’s Day treat.”This bread I bake often and is a perfect Tea time accompaniment for me. I decided to use the banana bread I bake often in making a sweet surprise cake for my Son. He loves Chocolate and for his late night cravings, it seems perfect.

Recipe Tags

  • Valentine's Day
  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Fusion
  • Simmering
  • Whisking
  • Baking
  • Microwaving
  • Chilling
  • Dessert
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Ingredients for the banana Cake:
  2. 1 ½ cup Whole wheat flour
  3. 4 nos of ripe banana
  4. ½ cup castor sugar
  5. ½ cup oil
  6. a pinch of nutmeg powder
  7. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  8. ½ teaspoon baking soda
  9. A pinch of salt
  10. ½ cup Milk at room temperature
  11. 1 teaspoon Coffee powder
  12. 1 teaspoon Cocoa powder
  13. Ingredients for the Chocolate Ganache:
  14. 1 cup dark Chocolate
  15. ½ cup fresh cream
  16. Ingredients for the Chocolate Heart:
  17. ½ cup white or milk chocolate
  18. 1 teaspoon oil
  19. Few strawberries for garnishing
  20. 1/2 cup sugar syrup


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degree celsius. Grease a bread tin or a rectangular cake pan with some oil.
  2. Sieve the flour with the baking soda, baking powder, salt, nutmeg powder, coffee powder, and cocoa powder.
  3. Cut the bananas into slice and mix with sugar in a mixing bowl. Mash the bananas well or puree them with a hand blender.
  4. Now add the oil to the banana and mix well. Fold the flour directly in the bowl containing the mashed bananas and mix everything really well with the milk.
  5. Pour the bread mixture into the loaf pan and bake at 180 degree centigrade for 30-40 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in the bread comes out clean.
  6. Once warm or cool remove the bread from the pan. Slice and serve banana bread warm.
  7. For the Chocolate Ganache, break the dark chocolate into a bowl.
  8. In a pan pour the fresh cream and warm it till bubbles appear on the sides. Turn off the heat and pour on the chopped chocolates. Whisk till the chocolate melts completely.
  9. Now slice the banana bread and take one slice of it and pour a teaspoon of sugar syrup on it.
  10. Spread a teaspoon of chocolate ganache and place one more bread slices. Repeat the process for two more layers.
  11. Now cover the bread slices with chocolate ganache and keep in the refrigerator overnight.
  12. For the chocolate hearts, melt the white chocolate on a double boiler and when it melts completely, add a teaspoon of oil in it and whisk well.
  13. Pour it into a piping bag, and on a parchment paper make some little hearts and let it cool. Once cool, take the hearts out of the parchment paper and keep aside.
  14. For assembling the cake, take out the cake from the fridge and pace the hearts over it along with some sliced strawberries and serve.

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Annie Thomas
Annie Thomas   Aug-22-2016

sounds yummm

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