Banana Cream Filled Cupcakes

Shelley Cyr

By
@scyr

This is where my over-ripe bananas go to retire. These cupcakes are so moist, and the filling tastes just like a rich cream cheese frosting. I find myself licking the beaters every time...you will too!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
14-18
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
vegetable shortening
1 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1/4 c
milk
1 c
mashed bananas
1/4 tsp
salt
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
chopped nuts (optional)

FILLING

1/2 c
smart balance 50/50 butter blend
1 c
marshmallow fluff
3/4 c
powdered sugar

Step-By-Step

1Cream shortening, sugar and eggs together. Add milk and mashed bananas followed by the dry ingredients, vanilla and nuts. Pour into paper lined cupcake pan, filling 3/4 full. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.
2Combine filling ingredients and mix until smooth. With a paring knife, cut a small cone from the center of each cooled cupcake. Spoon a teaspoon of filling into hole and replace cone. Sprinkle finished cupcakes with powdered sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American