Banana Chocolate Marble Bundt - Day #20 - I Like Big Bundts

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Banana Chocolate Bundt - I Like Big Bundts
Day 20 of I Like Big Bundts: 30 Days of Bundt Cakes
Banana Chocolate Marble Bundt

When I go to Disneyland (annual pass rocks!), I love to get a Pineapple Dole Whip from the Enchanted Tiki Room Juice Bar or a Frozen Banana. Banana and Chocolate are such good friends.

Here is a Banana Chocolate Marble Bundt that combines the goodness of banana with the yummy of chocolate!

I got the recipe from Nicole of Baking Bites. I met her at BlogHerFood and she has a cookbook out now! Go check it out...all the recipes look delicious!

I Like Big Bundts Logo by JustJenn Designs
Thanks to my friend JustJenn of JustJennDesigns for making the logo!
I'm hoping to inspire you to break out the Bundt pan and make a Bundt to celebrate National Bundt Day on November 15th! Only 10 days away!

Banana Chocolate Bundt - I Like Big Bundts
A simple dusting of powdered sugar is all this rich, moist Bundt needs!

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I reduced the sugar by 1/4 cup. A layer of batter is placed on the bottom and then a layer of batter with cocoa (I used natural cocoa) is added. After being topped with the remaining batter, I swirled the two layers with a knife.

Banana Chocolate Bundt - I Like Big Bundts
Oh, I want to bottle this scent and wear it as perfume! :) The cake smells divine.

Banana Chocolate Bundt - I Like Big Bundts
Fresh from the oven, I had to resist breaking into the cake. By the way, here is another Bundt recipe. It was my pick for Tuesdays with Dorie and received great reviews from the TWD bakers: Classic Banana Bundt by Dorie Greenspan.

Banana Chocolate Bundt - I Like Big Bundts
This is one of those Bundts you can just eat out of your hand. You don't need a plate or pesky fork. ;)

Shout out to Sarah of Looking In for making Day #1's Pumpkin Buttermilk Bundt. She describes it as "Perfection." And Rebecca of The Baking Sisters created a yummy looking Bundt with Halloween candy!

We are in the last days of 30 days of Bundts. Come back tomorrow for another Bundt!
- mary the food librarian

Adapted from:
Marbled Banana Bundt Cake
from Nicole of Baking Bites

I Like Big Bundts recap:
The Food Librarian confesses: I Like Big Bundts
Day 1: Pumpkin Spice Bundt with Buttermilk Icing
Day 2: Chocolate-Cinnamon Bundt Cake with Mocha Icing
Day 3: Pumpkin-Apple Spiced Bundt
Day 4: Cinnamon Ripple Sweet Potato Bundt
Day 5: Chocolate Zucchini Bundt
Day 6: Cardamom Vanilla Bundt
Day 7: Monkey Bread in a Bundt
Day 8: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bundt
Day 9: Coconut Bundt
Day 10: Sweet Potato Bundt
Day 11: Mom's Apple Cake Bundt
Day 12: Meyer Lemon Bundt
Day 13: Candy Corn Jello Bundt
Day 14: Spiced Cranberry Bundt
Day 15: Blueberry-Buttermilk Bundt
Day 16: Nutella Bundt
Day 17: Carrot Walnut Bundt
Day 18: Pear Ginger Bundt
Day 19: Persimmon Bundt
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Katrina said... [Reply to comment]

I totally agree about banana and chocolate! One of my very favorite combos!
Another awesome bundt, Mary! You're almost there. Hang in there! ;)

Amalas said... [Reply to comment]

The cut slice looks just like a tree! My brother in law would love this cake. One of his fave flavor combos is banana and chocolate.

Steph said... [Reply to comment]

Another great looking bundt! I've never tried mixing two flavoured batters together before, but you're really tempting me with this one and the nutella one.

Jessica said... [Reply to comment]

I don't like bananas at all, but Dole whips are amazing! I don't live anywhere near Disney Land or the Magic Kingdom, but I crave Dole whips. They're so very delicious! You've definitely inspired me to make bundts. I can't stop thinking about them now.

Mary Ann said... [Reply to comment]

Yum, this one looks heavenly.
I am baking up some chocolate-zucchini mini bundts right now, using a recipe from King Arthur Flour Whole Grain Baking. I will be posting them on National Bundt Day! THanks for all the inspiration!

Nutmeg NannyHT said... [Reply to comment]

Banana and chocolate are the best! I have never had it in bundt form but I bet it's FANTASTIC!

Rebecca said... [Reply to comment]

Thanks for the shout out! The cake looks good, but I would have to say that Bananas are my least favorite food, so I probably won't try this one. I've bookmarked a bunch of others to try though.

Audrie said... [Reply to comment]

I love banana and chocolate! I just put chocolate chips into my banana bread batter though.

CB said... [Reply to comment]

♪I like big bundts. I can not lie♪♫

(Sorry I couldn't help myself!)

So I kinda hope that my TWD blog post about you being a butt/bundt girl maybe sorta inspired your month of bundts? Huh huh? B/c then I'd feel special. :P PS- Disney annual passes rock!

Hindy said... [Reply to comment]

Now there's an idea - eau de banana chocolate perfume. Little children would follow us down the street. Well done!
Ten More Days!

Heather S-G said... [Reply to comment]

Oh, how fun!! Sounds delicious and I LOVE your Big Bundts badge...hilarious!! :D

Maria said... [Reply to comment]

Another winner!

shaz said... [Reply to comment]

Love the banana choc combo. I was inpsired by your TWD banana bundt post to use the Dorie Greenspan recipe. Turned it into cupcakes - it absolutely rocks!

Amanda said... [Reply to comment]

e-gads woman! I don't know if I can ever pick a favorite, there are so many good ones!

Pamela said... [Reply to comment]

Yum...banana and chocolate. :o)

Sandra :) said... [Reply to comment]

I made this last night - it was delicious! Unfortunately, it's all gone now, lol. Our sons (19 & 20) took huge pieces in their lunch today, and cut the last of the cake into pieces for their lunches for tomorrow :D I think I'm making the coconut bundt next :) I like big bundts too - thanks for the fun!

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