Showing posts from October 1, 2017

Banana-Walnut-Almond-Coffee-Cocoa Cake

In our kitchen, the role of the baker is generally handled by my better half, D. On some rare occasions, I do sometime try out my hand on the bakery stuff. And when a cake lover comes for dinner, its worth the effort. The recipe was inspired by another formidable creative genius who had posted a thought and had enough people oodling over it. So I ended up making an impromptu 'banana walnut almond coffee and cocoa' cake. The cake lover certified that it has indeed turned out nice and I had to put aside my low carb diet for a day.
Ingredients (to be at room temperature):

3 very ripe bananas½ cup toasted walnut½ cup almonds2 teaspoons of Coffee2 tbsp of Cocoa powder1 ¼ cup unbleached flour (Wheat flour ~ aata)1 tsp baking soda½ teaspoon fine salt2 large eggs1 teaspoon vanilla essence / ½ tsp vanilla extract½ cup unsalted butter + bit for pan1 cup sugar

Recipe: Soak the almonds in boiling water for about 5-10 mins. Once cooled, peel the almonds and chop them into small chunks. Chop …