Moist Buttermilk Banana Cake
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mashed ripe bananas-about 1 1/2 cups
butter, room temperature
cream cheese, room temperature
Preheat oven to 350 degress. Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with nonstick spray.
In the bowl of a mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each. Add vanilla and mix.
In a medium bowl mix flour, soda and salt. Mash bananas and add dry ingredients to batter in mixer bowl alternately with buttermilk and maple syrup. Mix and pour into prepared pan.
Bake 45 minutes, or until finger leaves a slight indentation and toothpick comes out clean when inserted into middle of cake.
For the frosting, cream butter, cream cheese and vanilla. Add powdered sugar and salt and beat until fluffy. Spread onto cooled cake. Top with nuts, if desired.