Banana: Chocolate Banana Coffeecake

posted by Meryl 10-12-102 3:46 PM

Chocolate Banana Coffeecake

1 cup butter
2 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 7 1/2 medium)
3 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1 (300g) pkg semi-sweet chocolate chips (about 10 1/2 ounces)

Heat oven to 350 F. (325 F for dark pans).

Cream together butter and sugar on medium speed of electric mixer. Add eggs and beat until smooth. Add vanilla and mashed bananas; mix until smooth.

Sift together flour, baking powder and baking soda. Add to banana mixture alternately with sour cream, ending with dry ingredients.

Pour half of the batter into a greased 13x9" cake pan.

Combine brown sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle half of the mixture over the batter in pan. Top with half of the chocolate chips. Repeat layers.

Bake for 45-50 minutes.

Source: Robin Hood Flour & Bakers' Choc. Baking Festival flyer (1992)

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