Banana Cake with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

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Ingredients

  • CAKE INGREDIENTS
  • 1/4 c
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • FROSTING INGREDIENTS
  • 3 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted and softened
  • 1 Tbsp
    sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp
    maple syrup
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • GLAZE INGREDIENTS
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • pinch
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    butter, unsalted and softened
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • 1 c
    banana, mashed
  • 1/4 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 3 c
    confectioners' sugar
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How To Make

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 13x9 inch baking pan.
  • 2
    Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • 3
    Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl of electric mixer on high speed until light, 2 minutes; add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  • 4
    Stop the mixer and add bananas, sour cream and vanilla; mix in on low speed.
  • 5
    Fold in the dry ingredients and nuts with a rubber spatula.
  • 6
    Transfer batter to prepared pan; bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 minutes.
  • 7
    Cool completely on wire rack.
  • 8
    For caramel glaze, combine brown sugar and condensed milk in a small saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring often, until mixture begins to bubble.
  • 9
    Reduce heat to low and add butter; cook and stir until melted.
  • 10
    Remove from the heat and stir in confectioners\' sugar and vanilla; spread over cooled cake.
  • 11
    For frosting, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth; stir in sour cream, maple and vanilla.
  • 12
    Add enough confectioners\' sugar to make a smooth, thick frosting; carefully spread over caramel glaze.

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