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Banana Coffee Cake with Chocolate Chunks

Delicious and moist banana coffee cake studded with chunks of bittersweet chocolate!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 9
Author foodnessgracious

Ingredients

  • 1 ⅖ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter softened
  • 1 ¼ cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 ¼ cups chocolate chunks or large chips, divided
  • 3 tsp brown sugar
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350° and line a 9x9 baking pan with parchment paper
  • In a bowl combine the flour and baking powder
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the soft butter and sugar until creamy, about 2-3 minutes
  • Add the eggs one at a time and mix well
  • In another bowl mash the bananas and add the vanilla and sour cream
  • Add the banana mixture to the creamed butter, sugar and eggs and mix on low until well mixed
  • On low speed add the flour and combine
  • Fold in 1 cup of the chocolate chunks using a spatula and pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Combine the brown sugar and almonds and sprinkle over the top of the coffee cake
  • Bake in the oven for 40-45 minutes and then let cool before slicing