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Double the Chocolate and Banana Cake

This double chocolate cake with bananas is super moist and because it contains no oil or butter, it is a bit healthier to eat.
Author: Lisa Kerhin

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 3 ripe bananas mashed
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Handful of mini chocolate chips for topping totally optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8 inch square pan with non-stick spray.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • Combine the mashed bananas and sugar into a large mixing bowl of a stand mixer or use an electric hand mixer and stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Add the applesauce, vanilla and egg stirring to combine.
  • Add the flour mixture to the batter and combine.
  • By hand, fold in the chocolate chips and pour cake batter into the prepared baking pan.
  • If desired, sprinkle mini chocolate chips over the top and bake for 25-30 minutes.