Gluten Free Chocolate Banana Cake Recipe

Step-wise Instructions to bake an easy, soft and moist Gluten miễn phí Banana Chocolate Cake Recipe that is Eggless and Contains no refined sugar.


Ripe Banana"s are always available and waiting to be rescued. Thankfully baking a cake is quite easy and the best way to use up all the leftover ripe bananas.

After baking a Vegan Banana Bread, I wanted to nội dung this gluten-free banana cake recipe on the blog which was actually requested by some of the readers. Since I wanted a 100% banana experience, I thought of using the banana flour or plantain flour.

To make it a kid-friendly recipe, I added chocolate! My husband loves all things chocolate and he made several rounds to the kitchen to lớn enjoy his share.

We don"t opt for frosted cakes as both of us don"t prefer it. We are more into simple tea time cakes & can be eaten warm with some tea or coffee.

If you prefer frosted cakes, you can opt for buttercream frosting or if you prefer vegan frosting, go for chocolate.

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I am sure you are excited now - Let"s check out the ingredients below. Since I have baked this cake quite a few times at home, I have also listed down alternatives, which have been tried and tested by me.


Refer to lớn the recipe thẻ below for the exact measurements and complete set of ingredients.

Raw Banana Flour or Plantain Flour - It is made from dehydrated raw bananas và milled into a fine flour texture. It is a good replacement for whole wheat flour in cakes, especially when baking a banana cake or banana bread at home. You can also use any store bought gluten không tính tiền flour in place of plantain flour. Overripe Bananas - They địa chỉ cửa hàng the flavour & moisture to lớn the gluten không tính phí cake. The bananas should be over-ripe và the skin or peel should be almost blackish in colour. Don"t use firm bananas for this recipe. Cocoa Powder - Unsweetened cocoa powder is used for the recipe. Jaggery - The recipe is refined sugar free and hence powdered jaggery is added. You can substitute jaggery with sugar. Oil - Use a neutral flavour oil for the cake. Olive Oil, Avocado Oil, Rice Bran Oil, Sunflower oil are all great options for this cake. Baking Powder + Soda - Since its an Eggless + GF recipe, this is a must! Milk - For a Vegan recipe or if you are lactose intolerant, this can be replaced with Coconut Milk and it tastes equally delicious. Note - Please use the exact quantity of milk as specified in the recipe.

So if you have some over ripe (almost black) bananas waiting to be rescued, you know what lớn bake next?

How khổng lồ Make Gluten miễn phí Banana Cake with Chocolate - Step-wise instructions

Before you begin baking or mixing the ingredients, assemble all the ingredients for the cake on the counter top. All ingredients should be at room temperature (including milk).

Grease, line the baking tin with parchment paper.

Pre-heat the oven at 180 Degree Celsius for 10 minutes.

In a bowl, peel and showroom the over ripe bananas.


Using a fork, mash it completely. (you could also use a blender or potato masher)


Sift and địa chỉ the cocoa powder (to avoid lumps) and powdered jaggery.


Whisk well until the jaggery dissolves completely.


Now showroom milk (should be at room temperature)


Add the vanilla essence and oil. Whisk this và keep aside. Your wet ingredients are ready.

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In another bowl, sift the banana flour twice, add the baking powder and baking soda along with a pinch of salt. Fork it well so that it mixes.

Note - You can sift the baking powder and soda with the flour. I prefer mixing it with a fork. The ingredients are not mixed and shown below for reference purpose only.


Now carefully pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients và gently mix everything using a spatula.


Pour the cake batter into a square tin lined with parchment paper (pardon the big paper as it is being re-used). Sprinkle the dark chocolate chips.

Bake this at 180 Degree Celsius for 40 minutes.


Once baked, lift & remove the parchment paper carefully from the baking tin, allow it to lớn cool on a rack and then slice them into desired pieces.


Recipe Notes

I have baked this cake in an OTG. It took me 40 minutes khổng lồ bake the cake at 180 Degree Celsius. Always keep an eye after 25 minutes of baking time. This cake lasts fresh on the counter top for 24 hours. However, I always store the cake (once cooled & sliced) in the refrigerator. The cake can be warmed in a microwave & enjoyed with a scoop of ice cream. The cake yields 9 square pieces (thick) và it lasted us a week in the refrigerator.

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