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Jane Green's Warm Chocolate and Banana Cake

Great for Dessert or as a Snack

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Cook Time: min

Bestselling author Jane Green's newest novel, "Promises to Keep," tells the story of three women's friendship.

The novel includes several recipes. Here's Green's recipe for warm chocolate and banana cake.


  • 1 cup plain baker's chocolate
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • Cooking Directions

    Pre-heat oven to 350º F.

    Melt the chocolate over a bain-marie (or my lazy way of VERY, VERY slowly melting in a microwave.)

    Cream together the butter and sugar until pale. Add the eggs gradually while beating.

    Stir the flour, baking powder and cocoa together and fold into the wet mixture Add the bananas and melted chocolate. Mix well.

    Bake for 45 minutes.

    Reprinted by arrangement with Viking, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., from Promises to Keep by Jane Green. Copyright © 2010 by Jane Green

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: chocolate, sugar, flour

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