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Banana Fudge Cake

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"You'll love the banana flavor throughout this moist, fudgy cake and fluffy frosting from Jan Gregory of Bethel, Ohio. 'This recipe was given to me by my mother-in-law. It's a favorite at family gatherings,' Jan reports."
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Ingredients

50 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. In a mixing bowl, prepare cake mix according to package directions, omitting 1/4 cup of the water. Beat on low speed until moistened. Add banana; beat on high for 2 minutes. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely. In a saucepan, heat butter and water until butter is melted; set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine 4 cups confectioners' sugar and cocoa. Add butter mixture, banana and vanilla; beat until smooth. Add enough remaining sugar until frosting reaches desired spreading consistency. Frost the cake.

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You will need water, oil, and eggs in addition to the listed ingredients. The cake was very good. THE FROSTING WAS VERY BAD - I only used 5 cups of sugar, and I had to double the cocoa to even ...

Awesome cake! I followed the recipe for the cake, but for the frosting, I had some leftover store bought frosting (whipped butter cream) that I added one smooshed banana to and it was amazing! ...

very moist, but a little crumbly. I think i would prefer a denser cake with the banana flavor.

This review may not be completely honest, because after reading the other review, I decided against trying to make the frosting. I'm not good at making frosting to begin with, and the other revi...

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