Banana Cake

Karen Donaldson

By
@Karenluvs2cook

Time consuming yes but well worth it. So good on a cool Autumn morning with a warm cup of coffee.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
9x13 cake or 2 layer cake.
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
bananas, mashed, ripe
2 tsp
lemon juice
3 c
flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
butter, softened
2 1/8 c
sugar
3 large
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla
1 1/2 c
buttermilk

FROSTING

1/2 c
butter, softened
8 oz
package cream cheese, softened
1 tsp
vanilla
3 1/2 c
powder sugar

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 275°
2Grease and flour a 9 x 13 pan
3In a small bowl, mix mashed banana with the lemon juice; set aside
4In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside
5In a large bowl, cream 3/4 cup butter and 2 1/8 cups sugar until light and fluffy
6Beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in 2 tsp vanilla.
7Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk.
8Stir in banana mixture.
9Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for one hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
10Remove from oven and place directly into the freezer for 45 minutes. This will make the cake very moist.
11Frosting
12Cream the butter and cream cheese until smooth.
13Beat in 1 teaspoon vanilla
14Add powder sugar and beat on low speed until combined, then on high speed until frosting is smooth.
15Spread on cooled cake
16Sprinkle chopped walnuts over top of the frosting, if desired

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