Tested till perfect Banana Chocolate Chip Cake

Banana Chocolate Chip Cake

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

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    2 large ripe bananas
    1/2 cup (125 mL) sour_cream
    4 eggs
    1 tbsp (15 mL) each grated orange rind and vanilla
    4 cups (1 L) sifted cake-and-pastry_flour
    1-1/2 cups (375 mL) sugar
    5 tsp (25 mL) baking_powder
    1 tsp (5 mL) each baking_soda and salt
    1 cup (250 mL) butter, softened
    1 cup (250 mL) chocolate chips
    1 cup (250 mL) butter, softened
    5 cups (1.25 L) icing_sugar
    2/3 cup (150 mL) whipping_cream


Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).

Grease 13-x 9-inch (3.5 L) metal cake pan; line bottom with waxed paper. In bowl, beat bananas with sour cream until smooth; beat in eggs, then orange rind and vanilla. In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt ; beat in butter and half of the banana mixture.

Beat in remaining banana mixture; stir in chocolate chips. Spread in pan; bake in centre of oven until tester inserter in centre comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 20 minutes. Run knife around edges of cake; invert onto rack and peel off paper. Invert onto another rack; let cool.

Icing: Beat the butter until fluffy. Beat in icing sugar alternately with cream, making 3 additions of icing sugar and 2 of cream.

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