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Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Glaze Cake

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Chocolate Banana Cake With Peanut Butter Glaze

Chocolate Banana Cake With Peanut Butter Glaze

I have been trying to cook from ingredients I already have in my cabinets as much as possible. I had a couple of bananas that were overripe, and was out of chocolate chips and raisins for the cookies I’d normally make with them. I also had a cake mix that needed used, and a craving for chocolate and peanut butter. From that jumping point, I brainstormed and cooked up the Chocolate Banana Cake with Peanut Butter Glaze. Wanna try it? Here is what I did…

Chocolate Banana Cake

1 Duncan Hines chocolate cake mix
1 cup water
1/2 cup oil
2 eggs
2 mashed overripe bananas
Grease a 13×9 pan. Bake at 350 for 32-34 minutes, or until toothpick stuck in the middle comes out clean.
Frost it with peanut butter glaze.

Peanut Butter Honey Glaze

1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup water
Mix well.
This would work great as a simple topping for cake,  muffins,  or brownies. It would also make a healthy sweet fruit dip.
Pretty simple, huh? My family loves this easy peasy cake! It’s moist and sweet without being sickeningly sweet. It’s also very inexpensive, especially if you’re like me and only buy cake mixes with awesome sales and coupons.
If you want another way to use up overripe bananas (or peanut butter, my couponing comrades!), try these recipes below…
Peanut butter chocolate chip close-up

Peanut butter chocolate chip close-up

Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Oatmeal

Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Oatmeal

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21 thoughts on “Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Glaze Cake

  1. Ooh this looks delicious! I love the idea of using over ripe bananas because I know we always have those laying around about once a week!

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  2. Yum, this is great to make whenever our bananas get over ripe. Sounds so simple to make but looks so good! Pinning, thanks 🙂

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  3. Peanut butter, banana, and chocolate is a favorite combination for me! I don’t use box cakes, but I think this recipe would work great with my regular chocolate cake!

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    • I think it would, just adds that extra sweetness and moisture. I like to bake from scratch, but keep the boxed mixes on hand from coupon trips for quick desserts. This one was about to expire and needed used as much as the bananas did. 🙂

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  4. I always buy extra bananas and hope they get too ripe for my kiddos. I love baking with them!!! The honey peanut butter glaze sounds amazing!

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  5. yep my kids would be all over this … lol

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  6. Yum! That sounds really great! Thank you for sharing the recipe. We always have overripe bananas. Perfect!

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  7. this looks delicious! I love banana bread, so a chocolate cake version just sounds amazing!! pinning for later!

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  8. Thanks for linking up to this week’s Tasty Tuesday! I’ve pinned it to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! I hope you’ll link up again this week.

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  10. This sounds like it would appeal to pretty much anyone. Thanks for sharing your recipe at the #AnythingGoes Link Party.

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