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Banana Fudge Torte


Everybody goes bananas ...


Ingredients - Cake:

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened
3/4 cup mashed, ripe bananas
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Ingredients - Filling:

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 Tbsp margarine or butter
2 Tbsp milk
1/4 tsp vanilla
Sweetened whipped creams


Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9-inch square pan. In large bowl, beat 1 cup sugar and 1/2 cup margarine until light and fluffy. Add bananas, 1 tsp vanilla, and 2 eggs; mix well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.

Gradually add 2 cups flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; mix well.

Blend in sour cream; stir in nuts. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 40 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely.

In small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips, powdered sugar, 2 Tbsp margarine, and milk, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in 1/4 tsp vanilla. Cool.

To assemble cake, slice cooled cake horizontally into 2 layers; spread filling between 2 layers. Serve with sweetened whipped cream. Store in refrigerator.

Yield: 9 to 12 servings.






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