Saturday, July 9, 2011

Chocolate Banana Cream Cake



I had one banana left on the counter and wasn't sure what to do with it.  I wanted to make something different for dessert and while looking on the internet I came across this Chocolate Banana Cream Cake.  I changed a few things to suit our liking and I must say, it's a delicious cake!  The banana is not overwhelming and the flavors blend so well together.  It reminds me of a banana cream pie and a chocolate covered banana all rolled into one!


Ingredients are as follows:

1 recipe for chocolate cake or your favorite boxed cake mix

1 C milk
1 (3.5 ounce) package of instant vanilla pudding
8 ounces cream cheese, softened 
1 C frozen whipped topping (cool whip)
1/4 C powdered sugar 

1 banana, thinly sliced 

2 Tbsp. hot fudge topping (or chocolate syrup)


Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees; grease two 9" cake pans.
Prepare cake and bake for 25-30 minutes.  Cool for ten minutes then remove from pans and allow to cool completely.


Mix together the vanilla pudding and milk; set aside to thicken.


Cream together the cream cheese, powdered sugar and cool whip.


Fold the cool whip mixture into the pudding; mix until combined.


Frost one layer of cake with one half of the pudding mixture.


Arrange banana slices evenly on top.


Place the second layer of cake on top of the bananas. Spread the remaining pudding mixture on top. Drizzle on the hot fudge topping.


Slice, serve and enjoy!


This cake must be stored in the refrigerator.



52 comments:

  1. Oh wow! This cake is gorgeous! Chocolate and Bananas are a perfect combo! Mmm

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  2. very inviting presentation with gorgeous clicks..
    first time here...lovely blog you have..
    love your recipes..
    Am yur happy subscriber now..:)
    do stop by mine sometime..
    Tasty Appetite

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  3. Looks like another great recipe coming from your kitchen. It's great how you used up your last banana. I waste so many bananas around here. Thanks for sharing on A Well-Seasoned Life's Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

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  4. That cake looks so pretty with the way your decorated it! It sounds delicious too. Hope you're having a nice weekend, Lisa!
    Katie

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  5. OMG, does this look delicious! You had me at Chocolate Banana Cream Cake, but the recipe seems really simple. Need to try it.

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  6. WOW! This cake looks very delicious. Thanks for sharing !

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  7. Hmmmmm, good! Thanks so much for sharing.

    Pat

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  8. Hi Lisa,
    This looks so moist and chocolatey! :) Thanks for sharing it on Melt in Your Mouth Monday!

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  9. I just saw this on a linky party. The top almost looked like a zebra design if you just glance at it quickly. Your cream filling sounds so delicious!

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  10. This looks very yummy! Great idea!

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  11. ooo this looks wonderful. Bananas and chocolate go perfect together

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  12. I love chocolate and banana combination. This looks so yummy.

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  13. Mmmmm, what a luscious cake! Love the addition of bananas!

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  14. mmmmmm. wow... that looks yummy!

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  15. Amazing the pics that Chocolate Banana Cream Cake looks so delicious and yammy.....

    farida
    http://kitchensuperfood.com

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  16. Looks delish...might try this! Stop over to enter Vintage Linen Giveaway

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  17. I love bananas and chocolate together! This looks so delicious!!!

    -Christina
    http://cookingwithkylie.blogspot.com

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  18. That sounds yummy and looks wonderful. I would love it if you would link up to my Tuesday Confessional party going on now. There is a really great giveaway going on with it. I hope to see you soon! http://www.craftyconfessions.com/2011/07/tuesday-confessional-linky-party-and.html
    ~Macy

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  19. Oh yummmmmmyyyyyyyyy! I am a sucker for anything chocolate! This looks delish!

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  20. Holy moly this looks goooood!

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  21. That looks absolutely delicious.

    Hope you can come by and share it at Foodie Wednesday
    http://www.dailyorganizedchaos.com/spaghetti-with-faux-meat-sauce/

    I am featuring today your Blackberry Dumplings.

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  22. Well, I wasn't hungry, but now I need this cake! Visiting and following via Welcome Wednesday hop...hop over to my blog and follow back if you like... http://mom4realky.blogspot.com

    Jessica K

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  23. I love the name of your blog! I'm visiting from the Wednesday blog hop and I'm your newest follower. I'd love it if you followed me back at http://organicplanet.blogspot.com/

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  24. This looks SUPER tasty! I love that it's not too complicated, that's my kind of treat! I'm visiting from Sugar and Dots. Love your blog, I'm your newest follower. Feel free to stop by and check me out sometime!

    dazzlingdomesticdiva.blogspot.com

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  25. This looks fantastic!! Stopping by from the W/W hop--I'm a new follower! Would love if you could stop by a fellow cooker's blog ;) Happy Wednesday!

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  26. Oh.
    My.
    Chocolate!!!!!!!!!!

    I need this NOW NOW NOW!

    We just started following you! We grabbed a button! We will DEF. be visiting your blog daily!

    Love,

    http://chickswholovetoeat.blogspot.com/

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  27. Looks festive and delicious, and not too hard to make!

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  28. Oh yum! That sounds so incredible! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Inspiration Friday this week~
    Vanessa

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  29. This looks fantastic! Thanks for the recipe I'll have to try it. Great blog, I'm a new follower!



    http://marleeindebt.blogspot.com

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  30. I would love to have a slice with my coffee.This is perfect and Im sure its delicious.Thanks for sharing

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  31. You are killing me, and I love the design on the top! Thanks for sharing with Fat Camp Friday. See you next week! http://bit.ly/npf0ml

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  32. Ohhh, it's so pretty! I love the chocolate and banana combo.

    I hope you'll stop by and link up with Sweet Tooth Friday this week. http://alli-n-son.com/2011/07/14/dark-chocolate-sea-salt-caramel-ice-cream/

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  33. Looks delish.

    We'd love you to share your recipes with us at
    Simply Delish Saturday

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  34. this must be so yummy - thks for sharing :)

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  35. Oh yum! We are banana-a-holics and I'll bet we would just love this. :-)

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  36. Hi Lisa,
    I am standing in line to get a slice of your wonderful Chocolate Banana Cream Cake, it looks delicious. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you next week. Have a great week end!
    Miz Helen

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  37. Oh my god that looks DELICIOUS! Seriously, my mouth is watering at that chocolate (which probably isn't good at 1 in the morning :)

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  38. What a great idea...this towering cake looks so luscious!

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  39. so few ingredients for such a yummy cake...from the thumbnail i actually thought it was a zebra icing...love it...thanks for sharing at fridays unfolded!

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  40. This looks beautiful! And I like that it has so few ingredients too! It certainly sounds lovely and moist. Thank you for sharing it with Let's Do Brunch.

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  41. Thank you for sharing your recipe with me at Cast Party Wednesday. I hope you will come back tomorrow and share more of your recipes.
    Thanks,
    I hope to see you there!

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  42. We should all live on the same block, Foodie Avenue. Then, we could share all the delicious foods, we see in the blogs. I really do want a piece of that cake.

    We are featuring it, tomorrow on Let's Do Brunch. Come visit us and bring another treat for the block.

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  43. I love bananas and chocolate together! This cake looks so yummy! I would love it if you would share it at my Cakes, Cupcakes and Icing linky!
    Jo-Anna
    http://aprettylifeinthesuburbs.blogspot.com/

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  44. Congratulations Lisa!
    You are featured on Full Plate Thursday! You are welcome to pick up your Red Plate. Hope you are having a great week!
    Miz Helen

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  45. We love banana cake, but CHOCOLATE banana cake - I have to try this! Looks ahh-mazing! Have a great week!

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  46. YUMMY! I'm definatly gonna have to try this!

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