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!

Rating:
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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

Step-By-Step

1Mash bananas; add egg, sugar, oil, sour cream, and the juice and zest of the orange.
2Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cocoa and cinnamon. Combine with wet ingredients until just moistened. Fold in chocolate chips.
3Pour 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