Banana Cupcakes with Creamy Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Cupcakes With Creamy Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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Annamaria Settanni McDonald

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@ArtByASM

I made these cupcakes for a gallery show that I was in for my art. I made a bunch of desserts and this was one of them. Unfortunately when taking a picture my camera's battery ran out and I didn't have my charger with me. So I am using a standard banana cake recipe pic. This is how I set up my banana cupcakes. I hope you enjoy the recipe as much as I do. I love banana cupcakes.

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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CUPCAKES

1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
unsalted butter, room temperature
3/4 c
sugar
1-2
large ripe banana
2
eggs, room temperature
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/2 c
whole milk

FROSTING

1/2 c
butter, room temperature
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 lb
powdered sugar
yellow food coloring to tint frosting (optional)
caramel ice cream topping for drizzling (optional)

How to Make Banana Cupcakes with Creamy Cream Cheese Frosting

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cupcake tray with 12 baking cups.
  • 2Sift together flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl with a wire whisk.
  • 3Cream butter and sugar in a mixer for about four minutes. Also add in the eggs and vanilla. Add banana and mix until combined.
  • 4Add half the flour in three additions alternating with milk in two additions. Scrape down the sides with each addition.
  • 5Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until done. Cool completely before frosting.
  • 6FOR FROSTING: Cream butter and cream cheese in mixer until thoroughly combined. Add vanilla. Then Add sugar in small batches until combined and creamy. Add a small amount of yellow food coloring to frosting and mix.
  • 7Top off each cupcake with a slice of banana. For an addition, drizzle caramel ice cream topping on each cupcake, (optional).

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Hashtags: #banana, #cupcake




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