Suzi-Q's Double-Chocolate-Orange Banana Cake

Gareth Marples

By
@wondermar

We use Suzi-Q for my wife, Suzanne, although this is MY recipe (she's not allowed in the kitchen). The slogan that goes with it is: The name's a mouthful...but so is the cake!


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Rating:

Serves:

8-12, depending on how thick you slice it

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3-4
medium overripe bananas
3/4 c
organic cane sugar
1/4 c
canola oil
3 1/2 c
sour cream
2
eggs, beaten
1
large orange
1 1/2 c
flour (you can use spelt if you like)
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 c
mini semisweet chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mash bananas; add egg, sugar, oil, sour cream, and the juice and zest of the orange.
2
Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cocoa and cinnamon. Combine with wet ingredients until just moistened. Fold in chocolate chips.
3
Pour mixture into a well-greased 9”x5” loaf pan and bake in 325°F oven for about 1¼ hours, or until tester comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then remove to cooling rack. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American