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This cake tastes great from the refrigerator or it freezes beautifully for a chilled treat.
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two (9-inch) round cake pans; set aside.
Combine sugar, butter and 2 teaspoons vanilla in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Continue beating, adding eggs one at a time, until well mixed. Stir in 1 cup mashed bananas and sour cream. Gently stir in flour and baking soda.
Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely.
Place whipping cream into bowl; beat at high speed, scraping bowl often, until soft peaks form. Continue beating, gradually adding powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla, until stiff peaks form. Add melted chocolate. Continue beating until well mixed. (Do not overbeat.)
Place 1 cake layer onto serving plate; spread with
of chocolate cream. Slice 1
banana; lay banana slices on top of chocolate cream. Top with remaining cake layer. Frost top of cake with remaining chocolate cream. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.
Slice remaining banana just before serving. Arrange banana slices around outside edge of cake. Sprinkle pecans in center of cake. Store refrigerated.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
I HAVE MADE THIS A FEW TIME'S. WHEN I WAS WORKING,(retired now) I WOULD BRING IT OR THE LEFTOVER'S TO WORK. EVERYONE LOVED IT. I WOULD EVEN RECOMEND AS A GOOD PARTY CAKE. I DON'T USUALLY LIKE COLD CAKE BUT THIS IS VERY GOOD.
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