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Best Ever Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Prep time: 35 mins
Cook time: 50 mins
Total time: 1 hrs 25 mins
Yield: 16 servings

Best Ever Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

This is SO good! The best banana recipe I’ve ever made!

Best Ever Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

I found this banana cake just perfect! It turned out great!

Best Ever Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients for Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting:

1 1⁄2 cups bananas, mashed, ripe
2 teaspoons lemon juice
3 cups flour
1 1⁄2 teaspoons baking soda
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
3⁄4 cup butter, softened
2 1⁄8 cups sugar
3 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1⁄2 cups buttermilk

Frosting:
1⁄2 cup butter, softened
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 1⁄2 cups icing sugar

Garnish:
chopped walnuts

Best Ever Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

How to make for Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting:

Step1: Preheat oven to 275°.

Step2: Grease and flour a 9 x 13 pan.

Step3: In a small bowl, mix mashed banana with the lemon juice; set aside.

Step4: In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.

Step5: In a large bowl, cream 3/4 cup butter and 2 1/8 cups sugar until light and fluffy.

Step6: Beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in 2 tsp vanilla.

Best Ever Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Step7: Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk.

Best Ever Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Step8: Stir in banana mixture.

Step9: Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for one hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Best Ever Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Step10: Remove from oven and place directly into the freezer for 45 minutes. This will make the cake very moist.

Step11: For the frosting, cream the butter and cream cheese until smooth.

Step12: Beat in 1 teaspoon vanilla.

Step13: Add icing sugar and beat on low speed until combined, then on high speed until frosting is smooth.

Step14: Spread on cooled cake.

Step15: Sprinkle chopped walnuts over top of the frosting, if desired.

Best Ever Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

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Best Ever Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Prep Time: 35 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings: 16
Best Ever Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting
4.34 from 3 votes

Ingredients 

  • 1 1 ⁄2 cups bananas, mashed, ripe
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 1 ⁄2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 ⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 ⁄4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 1 ⁄8 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1 ⁄2 cups buttermilk

Frosting:

  • 1 ⁄2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 8 ounces package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 1 ⁄2 cups icing sugar

Garnish:

  • chopped walnuts

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 275°F.
  • Grease and flour a 9x13 mold.
  • Mix the banana and the lemon juice in a clean bowl. Reserve.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients in a separate bowl: the flour, salt, and baking soda.
  • Beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until you get a smooth and creamy mixture.
  • Add the eggs one at a time, and then add the vanilla.
  • Add the dry ingredients and buttermilk alternating between the two. Add the banana mixture and continue beating until everything is properly integrated.
  • Pour the batter over the prepared pan, and bake for an hour. Remove from the oven and immediately place in the freezer for 45 minutes.
  • Beat the butter with an electric mixer with the cream cheese until smooth. Add a tablespoon of vanilla. Add the icing sugar little by little and continue beating until smooth.
  • When the cake is completely cool, garnish with the frosting and top with the chopped walnuts.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 329mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 54g
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