This delicious recipe is easy to make, gluten free and packed with protein from ground almonds and eggs. There is natural sweetness from the banana and a small amount of brown sugar. A little bit of what you fancy can indeed do you good. Enjoy!

 

Ingredients

150g butter

2 tbsp maple syrup or honey

125g 70% chocolate

2 ripe bananas

2 tsp vanilla extract

4 eggs

2 tsp baking powder

30g cocoa powder

150g ground almonds

200g walnuts, chopped.

One 9 inch square cake tin, lined.

Method:

– Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees.

– Cream the butter and syrupor honey together using a wooden spoon or mixer.

– Break the chocolate into a bowl and melt by placing it over a pan of boiling water or place it in a steamer for a few minutes.

– Mash the bananas with the vanilla extract. Beat the eggs in a bowl.

– Mix the dry ingredients in a large bowl- almonds, baking powder, cocoa and walnuts.

– Add each of the wet to the dry ingredients, stir to combine well.

– Pour into the lined cake tin and bake for 20- 25 mins or until spongy to the touch.

– Cool and cut into squares before serving.

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