I made these cakes for my sons celebration. You can make one big cake, but i decided to make individual cakes for everyone.
You can get the cake cases i used from Sainsbury's supermarket.
You can top the cakes with anything you like, this time i used chocolate and vanilla marshmallows.
Pre heat oven to 140c, 280f, gas mark 2
Makes 16 cakes.
100ml sunflower oil
175g caster sugar
175g self raising flour
½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
4 tbsp cocoa powder
100g of chocolate chips or chunks
2 very ripe bananas
3 medium eggs 2 of them separated
50ml full fat milk
Sift the sugar, flour, bicarbonate of soda and cocoa powder into a bowl, stir in the chocolate chips or chunks.
In another bowl mash the bananas, stir in one whole egg and 2 egg yolks, followed by the oil and milk.
Whisk the egg whites until they are stiff.
Stir the wet and dry ingredients together then stir in ¼ of the egg whites to loosen the mixture, then gently fold in the rest of the egg white.
Fill the cases halfway up, and bake for 20 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
Let the cakes cool then spread over the ganache. Recipe follows.
100g milk chocolate
100ml sour cream
Melt the chocolate and sour cream together in a bowl over a saucepan of simmering water, don't let the bowl touch the water.
Put in the fridge till its cold and spreadable.