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banana layer cake with chocolate syrup frosting

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Nancy Allen
Wentzville, MO

Love making this moist banana cake with this creamy chocolate frosting. My Grand kids love it and so does their PawPaw. 8)

★★★★★ 2
serves 12 to 16 servings
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For banana layer cake with chocolate syrup frosting

  • 1 pkg
    duncan hines moist delux yellow cake mix
  • 1 1/3 c
  • 3
  • 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
    mashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium)
  • 8 Tbsp
    1 stick butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 c
    chocolate syrup
  • 3 c
    confectioners sugar, sifted
  • 1 Tbsp
    milk, more if needed for smooth consistancy
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

How To Make banana layer cake with chocolate syrup frosting

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour two 9 inch round cake pans.
  • 2
    Combine cake mix, water, eggs and oil in large bowl. Beat at low speed with electric mixer until moistened. Beat at medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in bananas.
  • 3
    Pour into prepared pans. Bake 28 to 31 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool in pans 15 mins. Remove from pans; cool completely. Frost
  • 4
    Frosting-Place the butter, cocoa powder, and chocolate syrup in a large mixing bowl. Blend with an electric mixer on low speed until just combined, 30 seconds. Stop the mixer and add confectioners sugar, milk, and vanilla. Blend with the mixer on low speed until the sugar is incorporated, 1 minute. Increase the speed to medium and beat until fluffy, 1 minute more. Frost your layers and sides and serve.

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