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Banana Chocolate Financier

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Ghalid Assyb, Level 1
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This dessert will melt in your mouth and reveal the taste of the rich dark chocolate and the baked bananas. In this Grokker Premium video, Pastry Expert Ghalid Assyb shares his delicious banana chocolate financier recipe.

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Servings: 8

2 & 1/2 bananas
2 sticks (250g) butter
1 cup (130g) ground almonds
1/2 cup (65g) of plain flour
1/2 tbsp of ground cinnamon
Pinch of salt
1 cup (100g) dark chocolate
1 cup (200g) of soft brown sugar
7 egg whites
1 tbsp of pure vanilla extract

1. Cook the butter in a pan until it browns (beurre noisette) and allow to cool. Bake the two bananas in the oven with the skin on for 20 minutes at 325°F (170°C). Allow them to cool and then peel the bananas and mash them.

2. In a bain-marie (double boiler) melt the chocolate and set it aside. Take a mixing bowl and combine all the dried ingredients.

3. Then add in order: the mashed bananas, the melted chocolate, the beurre noisette, the egg whites, the mashed bananas and the vanilla extract. Mix well.

4. Transfer the mixture into a clean bowl, cover the bowl and keep it in a refrigerator for at least 2 hours. Then spoon the mixture into a prepared cake loaf, and top with half a banana cut length-ways, which should be sprinkled with some sugar to caramelize. Bake the mixture at 325°F (170°C).

5. The cake is ready when you can insert a knife in the cake and it comes out clean.

Note: Be careful as the baking time changes according to the size of the cake tin.

Banana Chocolate Financier
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