Knockout Banana Cupcakes

Sheila Devor

By
@dnaexpert

How can you go wrong with Banana cupcakes? There is only one word for these cupcakes. DELICIOUS! Ripe bananas are the secret to this recipe. And don't forget about the frosting, the lemon juice puts these over the top. ENJOY!


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Serves:

18

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
shortening
1 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 c
mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
buttermilk

LEMON BUTTER FROSTING

2 c
confectioners sugar
1/3 c
butter, softened
3 Tbsp
mashed ripe bananas
1 Tbsp
lemon juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in bananas and vanilla. Combine the flour, bakinig soda, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition.
2
Fill paper lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 375 degrees for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
3
Frosting: In a small bowl, combine all frosting ingredients and beat until light and fluffy. Frost cupcakes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breads, Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #banana, #Cupcakes