Ponderosa Cake

This  recipe is the most popular cake and most sought after recipe at UBC.

I got the recipe from “Treats to Remember”  A collection of Special Recipe from the UBC Bakeshop.

Ingredients

  • 1             cup butter                        250 ml
  • 2             cups sugar                      500 ml
  • 2             eggs, beaten                       2 ml
  • 1              tsp vanilla                           5 ml
  • 3              medium ripe bananas         3
  • 3              cups flour                        750 ml
  • 2              tsp baking powder            10 ml
  • 2              tsp baking soda                10 ml
  • 1              cup sour cream               250ml
  • 1              tsp cinnamon                       5 ml
  • 1/2           cup brown sugar              125 ml
  • 1-1/2        cups chocolate chips        375 ml

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar.
  3. Add beaten eggs and beat until smooth.
  4. Add vanilla and bananas; mix until smooth.
  5. Sift flour, baking powder and baking soda, add to banana mixture alternately with sour cream, ending with dry ingredients.
  6. Pour half the batter into greased 9 x 13 inch pan.
  7. Combine cinnamon and brown sugar.  Sprinkle half of this mixture over the batter in pan.  Top with half of the chocolate chips.
  8. Repeat layers.
  9. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes.

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