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Chocolate Streusel Banana-Carrot Cake

Bananas, sour cream and chocolate chips add a distinctive new appeal to a box of carrot cake mix!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

Streusel

1/2
cup chopped walnuts
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips

Cake

1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
box carrot cake mix
1 1/2
cups sliced very ripe bananas (about 3 medium)
1/3
cup sour cream
4
eggs
1/4
cup water
1/4
cup vegetable oil

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease and flour 13x9-inch pan, or spray with baking spray with flour. In medium bowl, mix all streusel ingredients except 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Stir in chocolate chips. Set aside.
  • 2 In small bowl, toss 1/2 cup chocolate chips with 1 tablespoon of the dry cake mix. In large bowl, mix bananas, sour cream and eggs; beat with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add remaining cake mix, water and oil; beat on low speed until combined. Beat 2 minutes on medium speed. Stir in coated chocolate chips; spoon into pan. Sprinkle with streusel.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 44 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and top is light golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours. Store loosely covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease and flour 13x9-inch pan, or spray with baking spray with flour. In medium bowl, mix all streusel ingredients except 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Stir in chocolate chips. Set aside.
  • 2 In small bowl, toss 1/2 cup chocolate chips with 1 tablespoon of the dry cake mix. In large bowl, mix bananas, sour cream and eggs; beat with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add remaining cake mix, water and oil; beat on low speed until combined. Beat 2 minutes on medium speed. Stir in coated chocolate chips; spoon into pan. Sprinkle with streusel.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 44 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and top is light golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours. Store loosely covered.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
49g
49%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
30g
30%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.