Banana Cake

1
Karen Donaldson

By
@Karenluvs2cook

Time consuming yes but well worth it. So good on a cool Autumn morning with a warm cup of coffee.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
9x13 cake or 2 layer cake.
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    bananas, mashed, ripe
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 3 c
    flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 1/8 c
    sugar
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • FROSTING

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 8 oz
    package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 3 1/2 c
    powder sugar

How to Make Banana Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 275°
  2. Grease and flour a 9 x 13 pan
  3. In a small bowl, mix mashed banana with the lemon juice; set aside
  4. In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside
  5. In a large bowl, cream 3/4 cup butter and 2 1/8 cups sugar until light and fluffy
  6. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in 2 tsp vanilla.
  7. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk.
  8. Stir in banana mixture.
  9. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for one hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  10. Remove from oven and place directly into the freezer for 45 minutes. This will make the cake very moist.
  11. Frosting
  12. Cream the butter and cream cheese until smooth.
  13. Beat in 1 teaspoon vanilla
  14. Add powder sugar and beat on low speed until combined, then on high speed until frosting is smooth.
  15. Spread on cooled cake
  16. Sprinkle chopped walnuts over top of the frosting, if desired

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