Steve's moist banana cake w/ banana cream cheese

sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

My husband Steve has been having problems w/ chocolate anything! So I figured he loved bananas, why not make a banana cake? Here is the result. He loved it.


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Serves:

16

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1-1/2 c
mashed ripe bananas, about 4-6 medium sized
2 tsp
lemon juice
3 c
flour
1-1/2 tsp
baking soda
3/4 c
softened butter
2-1/8 c
sugar
3 large
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla
1-1/2 c
buttermilk
1 can(s)
cream cheese frosting, ( or homemade.)
1/2 c
mashed ripe banana
1/2 c
chopped walnuts for topping

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Set oven to 275. Lighlty spray a 9" x 13" baking pan w/ cooking spray. In medium bowl, mash bananas and add lemon juice. Mix, set aside.
2
In another medium bowl, mix flour and baking soda. In lg bowl, cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time.beat in vanilla. Beat in flour mix, alternately w/ buttermilk until smooth. Pour into baking pan. Bake about 1 hr. My oven actually took 45 mins. Check w/ an inserted toothpick in center of cake. If it comes out clean, it's done.
3
Let the cake cool 5 mins, then put into freezer, ( this helps keep it moist.) Let cake sit in freezer for 15 mins. In medium bowl, spoon frosting into bowl. Add remaining mashed banana. Beat until mostly smooth. Spread on cake. Sprinkle w/ chopped walnuts.

About this Recipe

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