Chocolate Banana Cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Marian Arbour
from Newcastle, ON

I usually make birthday cakes for my family. I also make cakes for the gals who work with my daughter..and most of them like chocolate so this is one that I make often.

serves 20
prep time 15 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    mashed ripe bananas {about 3 large}
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 1/2 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1/4 c
    semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 Tbsp
    milk
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How To Make

  • 1
    Pre heat oven to 375F,,grease and flour a 10 inch bundt pan. In small bowl mix banana and lemon juice..set aside..In a medium bowl mix cocoa, flour, baking soda. set this aside.
  • 2
    In a large beat oil and brown sugar until light and fluffy, beat in eggs one at a time add vanilla, blend half the flour mix and half the buttermilk beat 1 minute then beat the rest of the flour and the rest of the buttermilk, fold in bananas and 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips.
  • 3
    Spread into prepared pan bake until a wooden skewer inserted into the thickest part of the cake comes out with only a few moist crumbs about 55 minutes...cool in pan on rack for 30 minutes then turn out onto rack.
  • 4
    Glaze Melt remaining 1/4 chips with the milk in micro on high for 1 minute and whisk until smooth..drizzle over cake..You can double the glaze recipe if you want more glaze on top.

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