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Banana Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
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Brown Sugar Frosting


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 Tbsp butter
3/4 cup light brown sugar packed
1/4 cup honey
3 medium very ripe bananas, peeled and mashed
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp buttermilk
2 eggs slightly beaten
3 Tbsp oil
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 tsp baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Pre-heat the oven to 350-degrees

Spray a 9x13 pan heavily with cooking spray or grease.

In a small sauce pan melt 3 Tbsp of butter over medium heat, stirring throughout until the butter begins to turn brown, but DO Not burn. The aroma will be strong. Remove from heat and transfer the browned butter to a large mixing bowl.

Add brown sugar, honey, mashed bananas and vanilla. Mix well.

Stir in buttermilk, eggs and oil.

In another bowl combine flour, salt, and baking soda ans whisk to combine.

Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until incorporated. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 35-45 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.

Prepare the frosting (below) - and spread onto the cake after it has cooled. Allow the frosting to set before slicing and serving. Store in an air-tight container at room temp.
 

Brown Sugar Frosting


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 Tbsp butter, softened
3-4 Tbsp milk
1/2 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together the sugars and the softened butter. Stir in milk and vanilla (add just enough milk so that the frosting comes together and is spreadable).

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
9 x 13in pan
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Love this cake!

 

 

 

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