Chocolate Banana Cream Cake

Moist chocolate cake with a touch of banana, vanilla cream and fudge drizzle!

Moist chocolate cake with a touch of banana, vanilla cream and fudge drizzle!


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!


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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.

Moist chocolate cake with a touch of banana, vanilla cream and fudge drizzle!

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

Moist chocolate cake with a touch of banana, vanilla cream and fudge drizzle!

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

Moist chocolate cake with a touch of banana, vanilla cream and fudge drizzle!

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

Moist chocolate cake with a touch of banana, vanilla cream and fudge drizzle!

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

Moist chocolate cake with a touch of banana, vanilla cream and fudge drizzle!

Arrange banana slices evenly on top.

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

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Slice, serve and enjoy!

Moist chocolate cake with a touch of banana, vanilla cream and fudge drizzle!

This cake must be stored in the refrigerator.


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