A decadent and rich chocolate cake, Bananas
Foster Fudge Cake combines the best of two favorite American
desserts - Bananas Foster and Chocolate Cake! Attractive and
tasty, this dessert is sure to please your family and friends
who gather for the holidays or a birthday celebration. Beth Royals
of Richmond, VA created this spectacular dessert as a way to
combine her familys favorites into one delicious dessert!
Bananas Foster Fudge
- Bananas Foster:
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cups (about 2 large) finely chopped, firm ripe bananas
1/2 teaspoon rum extract
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 (18.25-ounce) package Devil's Food cake mix
1 (3.9-ounce) package instant chocolate pudding and pie filling
2 large eggs
1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate
3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
2 cups (12 ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE®
Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
1 (16-ounce) container prepared cream cheese frosting
2 ounces NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Baking
Bar, made into curls
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Lightly coat three 9-inch-round cake pans with non-stick cooking
- For Bananas Foster: Combine brown sugar
and butter in medium, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave uncovered,
on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute. Add chopped bananas, rum extract
and cinnamon; stir. Microwave an additional 4 minutes, stirring
once. Cool completely.
- For Cake: Combine cake mix, pudding mix,
eggs, sour cream, vegetable oil and water in large mixer bowl.
Beat on medium speed until well blended (batter will be thick).
Pour about 1 1/2 cups of batter into each prepared cake pan.
Sprinkle each with a heaping tablespoon of mini morsels.
- Bake for 20 minutes or until wooden pick
inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks
10 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
- For Chocolate Frosting: Heat cream in
uncovered, medium microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for
1 1/2 minutes or just until boiling. Add morsels; let stand 5
minutes. Stir until smooth. Cover; cool for 30 minutes.
- To Assemble: Place one cake layer on serving
platter. Spread half the cream cheese frosting on cake. Spread
half the banana mixture to 1/2-inch of edges. Top with second
cake layer. Spread with remaining cream cheese frosting followed
by remaining banana mixture. Top with remaining cake layer. Spread
Chocolate Frosting over top and side of cake. Sprinkle with Premier
White curls around top edge of cake. Refrigerate until chocolate
is set. Refrigerate leftover cake up to 24 hours.
Makes 12 to 16 servings.
Preparation - 1 hrs 15 min | Cooking -
20 min | Cooling Time - 30 min cooling |
Note: If using two cake pans, pour about
1 1/2 cups batter into each prepared cake pan. Refrigerate remaining
batter. Bake as stated above. Bake remaining batter in clean
Hint: To make Premier White curls, carefully
draw a vegetable peeler across a bar of NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE
Premier White Baking Bar.
Recipe and photograph are the property
of Nestlé® and Meals.com, used with permission.