Monday, July 30, 2012

Chocolate, Banana and Butterscotch Cake


My Brother and Sister-in-law invited my family over for dinner this weekend for a wonderful rice and curry meal. I decided that I would bring a sweet treat for dessert and I simply took some ingredients that I had on hand and put this cake together.  I had no idea if it would work or how it would taste, but I love to experiment. When it came out the oven it smelled wonderful and as the cook I had to do a quick taste test.  I was overwhelmed with how tasty this cake was, but then I wondered if once the cake cooled down to room temperature if it would taste just as good.  After dinner we served the cake and everyone loved it.  So I knew I had to share this crazy, yet simple recipe for everyone to taste this wonderful combination of flavors.

Ingredients:
1 box devil's food cake mix
3 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 cup of canola oil
3 ripe bananas
1 (11oz) bag of butterscotch chips (found in the baking aisle near the chocolate chips)

Directions:
Use an electric blender to mix together the bananas, milk, oil and eggs.  Then add the box of cake mix and mix until smooth.  Finally toss in 1 cup (or half a bag) of the butterscotch chips and mix into the cake batter.  




Then spray or grease a 9x13 baking pan and pour batter into one even layer.  Take a large handful of butterscotch chips and place on top of batter.

Place into a 350 degree oven and bake for 35-40 minutes or until cake is set in the middle.  Serve hot or at room temperature with vanilla ice cream if you desire.  I also melted some butterscotch chips (the remainder from my bag) and made a sauce to pour over some of the pieces.  Enjoy.
 




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17 comments:

  1. There's nothing like a dessert that's quick to put together, delicious in taste and looks like it took hours. This is definitely that. Great job!

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  2. I'd be inviting you for dinner all of the time! :D

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  3. I'm not the biggest butterscotch fan but these look incredible, Ramona!

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  4. looks wonderful and yummy butterscotch!

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  5. Ramona brought a piece of cake for her father and I to eat and I have say
    that it was out of this world - I am proud that she has turned out to be
    such a fantastic cook. Normally I do not care to eat cake but I would love
    to eat another piece of this as it was delicious.

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  6. I love if doing experiment and turn out really good,welldone :) simply delicious cake !!

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  7. This cake looks great. I have yet to find gluten free butterscotch chips. Or anything butterscotch that is gluten free. My daughter misses butterscotch.

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  8. Yum!! This cake sounds perfect for after dinner!

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  9. Holy yum! This cake sounds amazing!!

    And congrats to you too for getting Top 9 today! Glad we were able to get one more in before the changes roll in!

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  10. This looks like the most gorgeous cake in existence :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  11. Be on the lookout for your dinner invitation from me!!!!

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  12. Woe, your cake looks so moist and scrumptious!! I'd have trouble stopping after one slice :)

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  13. Wow Ramona...what a great combo of flavors here! I've had butterscotch on my brain lately. And of course chocolate and bananas are a match made in heaven for me! The cake looks so moist and I bet everyone really enjoyed it! : )

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  14. Oh! These ones are butterscotch chips! I thought it's peanut butter chips. =P They are included in one of Trader Joe's Trail mix and I had no idea it was butterscotch chips. They are so good, and I wasn't aware that you can actually buy these in bags (see this happens when you don't bake often...). This cake looks moist and delish!!

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  15. Yum, this looks so indulgent! I always love what you can do with a box cake mix! (And I'm a follower of everything!)

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