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suzi-q's double-chocolate-orange banana cake

Recipe by
Gareth Marples
Etobicoke, ON

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!

yield 8 -12, depending on how thick you slice it
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For suzi-q's double-chocolate-orange banana cake

  • 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
  • 1/4 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    mini semisweet chocolate chips

How To Make suzi-q's double-chocolate-orange banana cake

  • 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!

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