A simple chocolate cake served with bananas and whipped topping. a different kind of chocolate cake. but a very good one.
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 3/4 cup butter
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 2 cups white sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 3/4 cups milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
- 3 bananas
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and baking powder. Set aside.
In a large bowl, cream together the butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then add the vanilla. Add the flour mixture alternately with the milk. Mix to combine.
Pour batter into a 9x13 inch pan. Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
Spread whipped topping over cooled cake and place sliced bananas on top. Store in refrigerator.