Paleo Flourless Banana Chocolate Cakes

It’s simple really.  I love chocolate.   Yep, that about covers it.

Today I was craving something dense, chocolate-y, but not a sugar-laden mess.  I’ve also been thinking about chocolate covered bananas.  I have no idea why, except that the flavor combo of chocolate and bananas really floats my boat.

Sometimes you just have to face these things head-on…am I right?

So here’s what I created…chocolate-y, a little gooey, a little banana-y (wow I’m really pulling out those high-tec adjectives aren’t I?) and super quick!  My oldest daughter loved it still warm, and my youngest loved it chilled.  I’m easy…don’t let that get around…and I liked it both ways.  So be sure to take a taste both warm and cold and see what floats YOUR boat!

Paleo Flourless Chocolate Banana Cakes
Yields 4
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  1. 4 oz Dark Chocolate (72% or higher), chopped
  2. 2 TBSP Organic, unsweetened cocoa powder
  3. 1/4 C Organic Maple Syrup (or raw organic honey)
  4. 1/4 C Pumpkin Puree (organic canned pumpkin - or you can use mashed sweet potatoes)
  5. 2 Small ripe bananas, mashed
  6. 3 Organic eggs
  7. 1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  1. 1) Melt chocolate slowly in the microwave. I like to put it in for about 20 seconds, stir, then heat at 10 second increments until melted.
  2. 2) In a medium bowl mix together cocoa powder, maple syrup, pumpkin, bananas, eggs and vanilla.
  3. 3) Add melted chocolate and stir to combine.
  4. 4) Pour batter into 4 greased ramekins and bake at 350 degrees for about 30-35 minutes, or until the center is set and firm to the touch.
  5. 5) Cool slightly and serve! Or chill fully, refrigerate and serve the next day.
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  1. I am going to make this right now!!! Oh boy!

  2. This looks amazing! Can’t wait to try it. I just finished devouring your cookbook. I’m sure it will be a staple in my kitchen!

  3. These were awesome! I needed a sweet treat and they hit the spot! Thanks!

  4. These look so good – and exactly what I need to stay on the paleo path. Thanks!

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