Chocolate Streusel Banana-Carrot Cake

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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