Banana Devil’s Food Cake

Banana Devil's Food Cake

Everyone has heard of Devil’s Food Cake, now taste the sensation of Banana Devil’s Food Cake. The combination of delicious chocolate along with the sensational bananas creates a mouth-watering confection that will make you eagerly looking for that second piece.
Cooking Time 45 minutes
Oven Temperature 350°F/180°C/Gas 4.
Serves 8
2 cups cake flour 220g
½ tsp baking soda 2.5mL
2 tsps baking powder 10mL
½ cup shortening or butter 95g
¾ cup buttermilk or sour milk 180mL
½ cup brown sugar 90g
2 large eggs 2 large
3 large bananas, mashed 3 large
2 unsweetened chocolate blocks, melted 2
1 tsp vanilla 5mL
1 tsp salt 5mL


  1. Mix together the flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder.
  2. Cream shortening, two tablespoons buttermilk/sour milk and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs – one at a time, beating after each addition.
  4. Add the banana mash and the melted chocolate.
  5. Combine remaining milk and vanilla.
  6. Add the dry ingredients alternately with the milk to the creamed mixture.
  7. Beat well.
  8. Pour into a prepared (greased and floured) 9″ x 13″ cake pan.
  9. Bake in a 350°F/180°C/Gas Mark 4 oven for 45 minutes.
  10. Frost with caramel icing
  11. Add toasted coconut to the caramel icing for a new change of pace.
Recipe courtesy Cynthia Fertal

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