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Chocolate Chip Banana Cake

Servings: 15
A cake so delicious and moist, it needs no frosting.

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick/4 oz/113g) butter, softened
2 large eggs
1 cup sour cream
2 medium (1 cup) ripe bananas, mashed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips

1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C or Gas Mark 4).

Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; set aside.

2. Combine sugar and butter in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (2 to 3 minutes). Continue beating, adding eggs one at a time, until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes). Add sour cream, bananas and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed (1 minute).

3. Reduce speed to low. Continue beating, gradually adding flour mixture and scraping bowl often, until well mixed (1 minute). Gently stir in 1 cup chocolate chips by hand.

4. Pour batter into greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Sprinkle remaining chocolate chips over batter. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Makes 15 servings.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)
Calories: 390
Fat: 14 g
Cholesterol: 50 mg
Sodium: 210 mg
Carbohydrates: 64 g
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Protein: 5 g

Source: Land O' Lakes
Submitted By: Sanaz Falamaki
Date: November 15, 2005