1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs [at room temperature]
1/2 cup coconut flakes
1/2 cup coconut milk
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup canola oil
1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate bits or chips
1 tablespoon coconut cream
2 tablespoons chocolate shavings
2 tablespoons coconut flakes
Preheat oven to 350 F and spray a cake 9″ cake pan with vegetable spray.Set aside.
On a newspaper, sift the sugar,flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt at least 3 times.Mix with coconut flakes and keep aside.
In a large bowl, using a hand blender whisk together the eggs, mashed bananas,coconut milk,vanilla extract and milk until mixed well.
Pour the batter into the cake pan and bake for around 35-45 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.Mine took about 40 minutes.
Remove from the oven and let the cake cool on a rack.
Meanwhile melt the semi sweet chocolate on a water boiler.Once melted let it cool down a bit.Mix with coconut cream and brush this to top of the cooled cake.Use coconut flakes, chocolate shavings, strawberry or chocolate crusted nuts to decorate.
Serve a piece on its own or with a dollop of banana foster ice-cream.