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Banana Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Celeste Blissett

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
For the cake:

1 1/3 cups (286g) granulated sugar
1/4 cup (2 oz) unsalted butter, softened
1 cup (228g) sour cream
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups (368g) mashed overripe bananas (from about 3 large)
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups (290g) all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

For the Cream Cheese frosting:

1/2 cup cream cheese (softened)
1 cup powder sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
For the cake:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 13 by 9-inch baking dish then set aside.
In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment (or in a large bowl and using an electric hand mixer), cream together sugar and butter then mix in sour cream and eggs (occasionally scrape down bowl throughout mixing process).
Stir in mashed banana and vanilla extract. Add the flour, salt and baking soda then mix well.

Pour batter into prepared baking dish, spread into an even layer and bake in preheated oven until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 33 - 38 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack before frosting.

For cream cheese frosting:

beat cream cheese, powder sugar, and vanilla extract with a hand mixer until silky. Frost cake once the cake is cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
20
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
35 min

 

 

 

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