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Banana German Chocolate Cake



  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box German chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup ripe bananas, sliced
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs


  • 1 can coconut almond or pecan ready-to-spread frosting
  • 1/4 cup bananas, mashed


  • 1 (1 ounce) square unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons water

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 13 x 9-inch pan.
  2. In large bowl combine cake mix, bananas, water, oil and eggs. Beat at low speed until moistened; beat 2 minutes at highest speed.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until tested done.
  4. Cool completely.
  5. In small bowl combine frosting and mashed bananas. Spread over cooled cake.
  6. In small bowl combine melted chocolate and confectioners' sugar.
  7. Add water until desired consistency, blending until smooth. Drizzle over frosting.
  8. Store in refrigerator.

Yield: 12 servings