Recipe

Banana sour cream cake with chocolate frosting

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 1 hr 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 8
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Ingredients

Banana sour cream cake with chocolate frosting
  • 125 gram butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed banana (approx 3)
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 cup self-raising flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 125 gram packet cream cheese
  • 30 gram butter
  • 1 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 60 gram dark chocolate, melted

Method

Banana sour cream cake with chocolate frosting
  • 1
    Grease a deep 20cm round cake pan, line base with paper; grease paper.
  • 2
    In a small bowl with an electric mixer, cream butter, essence and sugar in small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy, add eggs one at a time; beat until combined. Stir in half the banana with half the sour cream and half the sifted dry ingredients, then stir in remaining banana, sour cream and dry ingredients. Spread mixture into prepared pan. Bake in moderate oven about 1¼ hours. Stand 5 minutes, before turning on to wire rack to cool. Spread cold cake with frosting.
Chocolate Frosting
  • 3
    In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and butter with electric mixer until smooth. Gradually beat in half the sifted icing sugar, cooled chocolate, then remaining icing sugar. Beat until thick.

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