Chocolate cake is one of the most popular desserts around the world. Yes, it’s delicious, but some of us can’t afford it, because they want to stay in shape.
Chocolate cake is full of fat, sugars, and contains a lot of calories. Luckily, there is perfect balance between satisfying your cravings and eating healthy, and we are going to show you how to do it.
- 3 ripe bananas
- 140 g peanut or almond butter
- 30 g of pure cocoa powder
You need to preheat your oven at 175°C/355°F. Peel the bananas and cut them in a small peaces. Prepare a banana puree in a large bowl by mashing the bananas with a fork. Add the nut butter and cocoa powder. Mix well the ingredients. Prepare a square baking pan and grease with coconut oil. Pour the mixture in the pan and bake for 15-25 minutes.
Health benefits of the chocolate cake:
Bananas are rich of potassium. They are very good for reducing the risk of stroke. They are also excellent against inflammation and eliminate toxic waste from your digestive tract, due to their high fiber content. The fibers contains in bananas prevents the cardiovascular diseases and eliminate the arterial plaque buildup.
Cocoa contains big amount of flavanols, which can reverse memory decline. It can significantly improve your mood and prevents from cancers, allergies, oxidative stress, anxiety, inflammatory conditions, hyperglycemia, and insulin resistance.
Nuts will make you feel full because of the healthy fats they contain. They also contains a high level of proteins, which will boost your energy and will keep you fresh during the day.