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Chocolate Banana Cake

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This keeps so well for days and in summer it is fabulous served straight from the fridge.


Serves: 8

  • 4 ounces unsalted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup bananas (over-ripe, mashed)
  • 1½ cups self-rising flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon confectioners' sugar


Chocolate Banana Cake is a community recipe submitted by toowoombagirl and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat the oven to 180°c.
  • Grease 20cm ring tin.
  • Cream butter and sugar in a small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy, add eggs one at a time and beat until combined.
  • Transfer mix to a large bowl, stir in banana, then sift in the flour, unsweetened cocoa and bicarb with sour cream in 2 batches and mix well.
  • Spread into the pan and bake for 45 minutes or until firm. Stand for 10 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool. Keeps in the fridge for 2 days or frozen for 2 months.
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