Chocolate-Banana-Sour Cream Cake

1
Melanie Campbell

By
@RossCampbell

The combination of bananas and chocolate will not disappoint in this moist, tender cake which is spread with lavishly thick chocolate frosting.

NOTE:

For the best banana flavor, use really ripe bananas.

Rating:

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Serves:
9
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    butter, unsalted, softened
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 4 oz
    bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • FROSTING

  • 3 oz
    bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream, room temp.
  • 2 Tbsp
    light corn syrup
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Chocolate-Banana-Sour Cream Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 350. Coat 8-inch square baking pan with cooking spray; sprinkle with flour, tapping out excess.
  2. Whisk flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Whisk bananas, 1/2 cup sour cream, egg and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla in separate medium bowl.
  3. Beat butter, sugar and brown sugar in large bowlat medium-high speed 3 minutes or until fluffy, scraping bowl occasionally. Add banana mixture, beat 1 minute or until smooth. At low speed, slowly add flour mixture, scraping bowl after each addition. Stir in 4 oz. chocolate. Spoon and spread batter in pan.
  4. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on wire rack.
  5. Place 3 oz. chocolate in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high 30 seconds, stir. Continue to microwave at 10-second intervals until almost melted. Stir until melted and smooth; let stand until room temperature. Whisk in all remaining frosting ingredients until smooth. Spread over top of cake.

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About Chocolate-Banana-Sour Cream Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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