Banana CakewithChantillyFrosting, recipe. Thinking it would be fun to see little bits of white poking out of the cake, I added some white Belgian chocolate pieces into the batter. For the topping melted white chocolate was used not only for the flavour, but to correct my initial "faux pas" with the red sprinkles. This was my futile attempt to add colour to the final presentation. What in heaven's name was I thinking? Don't you agree that sometimes we should leave well enough alone?
|after the makeover|
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup dark Dutch cocoa
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup sugar
1 cup mashed bananas
1/2 cup melted butter1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 Belgian white chocolate cut into small pieces
In a large bowl combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add the bananas, sugar, butter and the buttermilk (adding about a teaspoon of white vinegar to milk is a good substitute). Beat the mixture on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add the eggs, vanilla and the remainder of the buttermilk and beat for 1 minute. Fold in the white chocolate pieces. Pour the batter into a greased 9 inch pan . Bake in a pre-heated 350º F oven for 30-40 minutes. The cake is done when a toothpick or knife is inserted in the center comes out clean.
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