Icebox Banana Cake With Chocolate Cream

Icebox Banana Cake With Chocolate Cream

This cake tastes great from the refrigerator or it freezes beautifully for a chilled treat.

60 min.prep time 3:50total time
12 servings
1 Rating

Ingredients

Cake

1 cup sugar
2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 medium (1 cup) ripe bananas, mashed
1/4 cup sour cream
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda

Chocolate Cream

3 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup real semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted

Garnish

2 bananas
2 tablespoons chopped pecans

Directions

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 half 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.

Recipe Tip

This cake can also be baked in two (8-inch) round cake pans. Bake 25-30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 420

Fat: 26g

Cholesterol: 110mg

Sodium: 220mg

Carbohydrates: 45g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #4679©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

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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