Rich Banana Chocolate Chip Cake with Sour Cream





Banana Chocolate Chip Cake

This delicious banana chocolate chip cake is based on our popular chocolate chip banana muffins recipe.

This recipe uses sour cream with lost of chocolate chips to give that delicious, rich taste of chocolates with bananas. This family recipe has been with us for as long as we can remember and we make it very often at home.

For this recipe, use very ripe bananas to bring out the flavor of the banana cake.

Try it and let me know how it turned out.

Servings: 1 loaf
Preparation time:
15 minutes
Bake time:
1 hour

Comments
Sprinkle some chocolate chips on top of the mixture just before baking for a beautiful finish.

Ingredients
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 cup caster sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
3 bananas, mashed
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 350ºF/180ºC.
2. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and mix.
3. In a separate bowl, combine bananas, eggs, butter, sour cream, milk, vanilla, and mix.
4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, and stir until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
5. Stir in chocolate chips.
6. Pour mixture into a greased and floured bread loaf pan.
7. Bake for 1 hour or until a wooden pick comes out with some melted chocolate but no crumbs.
8. Allow to cool before removing from pan.



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