Moist Banana Cake

Susan Bickta

By
@souxie

This is my "go to" recipe to use over ripe bananas. It is a nice moist cake loaded with banana flavor. It's REALLY tasty when iced with peanut butter icing!


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
margarine, softened
1/4 c
butter, softened
2 c
sugar
3
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
3 c
flour
2 1/4 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
mashed banana (2 large or 3 small bananas)
3/4 c
buttermilk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Generously coat a 9"X13" nonstick baking pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
2
In a large bowl, mix together (by hand) the margarine, butter and sugar. Mix well. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat until fluffy.
3
Add the mashed bananas to the margarine mixture and mix well.
4
In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
5
Add the flour alternately with the buttermilk, ending with the flour mixture. Mix just until smooth after each addition.
6
Transfer to the prepared baking pan. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until cake springs back when tested with fingertip.
7
Dust with confectioner's sugar or ice with your favorite frosting. (I like frost with peanut butter icing. Here's the link to the recipe: Moist Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Icing
8
TIP: If you don;t have buttermilk substitute a mixture of 3/4 cup whole milk with 1/2 teaspoon vinegar or lemon juice added.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #banana