Best Banana Chocolate Chip Cake

This is the best banana chocolate chip cake ever! It’s packed with dark chocolate and topped off with shredded coconut, smiley face candies and sprinkles!

If you have a basket full of OVER-RIPE bananas lying around in your kitchen, you should make this banana chocolate chip cake asap!

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I swear this is the BEST-EST and MOIST-EST banana chocolate chip cake ever and it will truly put your boring old banana cake to shame! πŸ˜‰

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It’s PACKED with bananas and dark chocolate chips and then TOPPED off with melted white chocolate, shredded coconut, smiley face m&m candies and of course, some colorful sprinkles!

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I think the sprinkles and the smiley face candies really added a pop of COLOR to this otherwise boring cake.

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My parents bought these sprinkles from one of their Summer trips.

They are always picking up cool cake decorating stuff for me, wherever they go.

God! I LOVE them! πŸ˜€

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Oh! In case you are wondering, you can EASILY make smiley faces on any round candy of your choice, just by using edible food markers! πŸ˜€

That’s what I did!

Pretty CUTE… eh? πŸ™‚

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Anyways, that’s enough talking.

The recipe for this FANTASTIC cakeΒ is still available at Wanda’s blog.

But, you can check it out below too …

To make this cake, you will need the following ingredients:

Cake ingredients:
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 eggs
1 cup sour cream
2 mashed ripe bananas
1 cup dark chocolate chips
1 tbsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
1 tbsp additional flour

Decoration ingredients:
1 cup melted white chocolate
1/3 cup chocolate chips
1 cup shredded coconut
Colorful sprinkles
Smiley face m&m candies

And here are the steps:

Step 1:
In a deep bowl, add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Mix everything with a wooden spoon and keep this dry mixture aside for now.

Step 2:
In another deep mixing bowl, add butter and sugar.
Mix until you have a creamy mixture.

Step 3:
Now, add sour cream, mashed bananas and vanilla extract.
Mix again until everything is thoroughly combined.

Step 4:
Finally, add the dry flour mixture into the wet mixture and mix everything until just combined.

Step 5:
In a separate bowl, add 1 tbsp flour and chocolate chips.
Mix with a spoon until the chocolate chips are properly coated with the flour.

Step 6:
Fold these chocolate chips into your batter.

Step 7:
Then, pour this batter into two 8×2 round cake pans (greased and floured).

Step 8:
Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Step 9:
Once the cakes have cooled down, pour melted white chocolate on top of them.
Sprinkle come shredded coconut and chocolate chips.
Finally, toss some sprinkles and smiley face candies.

And you are done!

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Best banana chocolate chip cake
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Recipe type: Cake
 
This is the best banana chocolate chip cake ever! It's packed with dark chocolate and topped off with shredded coconut, smiley face candies and sprinkles!
Ingredients
Cake ingredients:
  • 2¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 mashed ripe bananas
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp additional flour
Decoration ingredients:
  • 1 cup melted white chocolate
  • ⅓ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • Colorful sprinkles
  • Smiley face m&m candies
Instructions
  1. In a deep bowl, add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix everything with a wooden spoon and keep this dry mixture aside for now.
  2. In another deep mixing bowl, add butter and sugar. Mix until you have a creamy mixture.
  3. Now, add sour cream, mashed bananas and vanilla extract. Mix again until everything is thoroughly combined. Finally, add the dry flour mixture into the wet mixture and mix everything until just combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, add 1 tbsp flour and chocolate chips. Mix with a spoon until the chocolate chips are properly coated with the flour.
  5. Fold these chocolate chips into your batter.
  6. Then, pour this batter into two 8x2 round cake pans (greased and floured).
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Once the cakes have cooled down, pour melted white chocolate on top of them.
  9. Sprinkle come shredded coconut and chocolate chips.
  10. Finally, toss some sprinkles and smiley face candies.
  11. And you are done!

Well, that’s all for today.

And if you are looking for more ways to use up over-ripe banana, check out some of these recipes…

Skinny chocolate banana popsicles

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Banana cake roll

banana cake roll

Banana, cashew and chocolate chip cookies

banana cashew and chocolate chips cookies

Until next time, tata my lovelies πŸ™‚

2 Comments

  1. RavieNomNoms

    February 9, 2015 at 8:59 am

    This is so much fun! I love seeing your posts, you are so creative!

  2. Choc Chip Uru

    February 9, 2015 at 7:33 pm

    Banana and chocolate chips? I am so in πŸ˜€
    Delicious!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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