Chocolate Banana Cake Recipe


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Chocolate Banana Cake

1 cup butter, softened
1 3/4 cups white sugar
4 eggs
6 ripe bananas, mashed
2 tsp vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup sour cream
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 tbsp heavy whipping cream

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Grease a bundt pan with butter and sprinkle flour all over. Shake off excess.

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In a mixing bowl, cream together margarine, sugar and eggs.
Stir in bananas, sour cream and vanilla.
Add sifted flour, baking soda, salt, and cocoa to a separate bowl and whisk together.

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Bake for about 90 minutes, or when toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
For the ganache, heat chocolate chips and heavy whipping cream in a small saucepan over low heat, constantly stirring until melted.

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Once done, place cake on cooling rack and let cool for 30 minutes.
Pour ganache over the cake and allow to set before serving, about 15 minutes.

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