Banana Cake With Chocolate Chip Streusel

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Total Time
15 mins
45 mins

The recipe states to bake it in a 8 x 8-inch pan, this also may be made in a 9-inch springform pan. Make sure to use ripe bananas for this!

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  1. Set oven to 350°.
  2. Butter and flour an 8 x 8-inch metal baking pan.
  3. For the streusel: in a bowl combine chocolate chips, brown sugar, walnuts and 1 tablespoon cinnamon until well blended; set aside.
  4. For the cake: in a bowl, sift together the the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  5. Using an electric mixer, beat the sugar, softened butter, vanilla and egg in a large bowl until smooth.
  6. Add in the mashed banana and buttermilk; mix until combined.
  7. Add in the flour mixture and blend well.
  8. Spread about 2 cups of batter into prepared baking pan.
  9. Sprinkle with half of the streusel mixture.
  10. Top with remaining batter, then with streusel mix on top.
  11. Bake for about 45 minutes, or until cake tests done.
  12. Cool cake in pan on a rack.