Mom's Fresh Banana Cake

2
Angela Gray

By
@angiemath

My Mom made this recipe 100's of times while growing up. It is so moist and good . Her secret was in the banana's. The night before she went to make this she would put 3 or more banana's in the blender and puree them. Then she would let them sit all night in the refrigerator, sometimes two nights. The banana puree would be dark and fruity smelling. She would add that to the cake batter and her cake would be perfect and moist every time !

Rating:

★★★★★ 8 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12 or more
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine
  • 3
    large banana's
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  • 1 pkg
    (3oz) cream cheese,softened
  • 1 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 dash(es)
    salt

How to Make Mom's Fresh Banana Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Puree the banana's and let sit overnight.* You may use them immediately but the overnight sit ripens the banana's to perfection.
  3. In a separate bowl add baking soda to the pureed banana mixture. Set aside
  4. Cream sugar and butter
  5. Add eggs one at a time
  6. Add flour slowly
  7. Add banana mixture to the creamed mixture. Mix just until incorporated. DO NOT OVER MIX
  8. Pour into a greased 13x9 pan.
  9. Bake for 30 min or just until golden brown. Be careful not to over bake.
  10. Cream Cheese Frosting
  11. Blend cream cheese, milk, vanilla and salt.
  12. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until frosting is smooth and creamy. Check that it is of spreading consistency, if to thick add another 1 tsp. of milk until it is the right consistency.
  13. Frost the cake, sprinkle lightly with chopped pecans.

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About Mom's Fresh Banana Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #banana, #easy, #moist




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