9x13 cake or 2 layer cake.
bananas, mashed, ripe
package cream cheese, softened
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.
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.
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.
16Sprinkle chopped walnuts over top of the frosting, if desired
Originally Posted: Fri, Oct 21, 2011