Banana Cream Filled Cupcakes

1
Shelley Cyr

By
@scyr

This is where my over-ripe bananas go to retire. These cupcakes are so moist, and the filling tastes just like a rich cream cheese frosting. I find myself licking the beaters every time...you will too!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
14-18
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 1 c
    mashed bananas
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts (optional)
  • FILLING

  • 1/2 c
    smart balance 50/50 butter blend
  • 1 c
    marshmallow fluff
  • 3/4 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Banana Cream Filled Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream shortening, sugar and eggs together. Add milk and mashed bananas followed by the dry ingredients, vanilla and nuts. Pour into paper lined cupcake pan, filling 3/4 full. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.
  2. Combine filling ingredients and mix until smooth. With a paring knife, cut a small cone from the center of each cooled cupcake. Spoon a teaspoon of filling into hole and replace cone. Sprinkle finished cupcakes with powdered sugar.

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About Banana Cream Filled Cupcakes

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




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