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.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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

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