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Banana Cake

One Of Our Favorite Overripe Banana Recipes Is This Easy Banana Cake Recipe. It Is A Very Moist Banana Cake, Full Of Flavor! It Is Sure To Be The Best Banana Cake Recipe You Make!

Course Cakes
Cuisine American
Keyword banana cake, banana recipes, cake recipes, Cakes, desserts, overripe bananas
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 15 pieces
Calories 372 kcal
Author Amy The Idea Room

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cup bananas mashed
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2/3 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice divided
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Frosting

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup butter softened
  • 3 to 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest from 1 lemon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a 9 x 13 pan.
  2. Place 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice in a measuring cup. Top to 1 1/2 cups with milk. Set aside.
  3. Mix together mashed banana with 1 tablespoon lemon juice, set aside.
  4. Beat together butter, brown and white sugar until combined. Add in eggs one at a time and vanilla. Mix on high until light and fluffy (almost the texture of frosting).
  5. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. Alternate adding flour mixture and milk to egg mixture stirring just until combined. (Do not overmix). Fold in bananas. Pour into prepared pan.
  6. Put into the oven and reduce heat to 300 degrees. Bake 60 – 70 minutes (see note below) or just until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean (do not over bake).
  7. Remove from oven and place in the freezer for 45 minutes to make the cake extra moist. Cool completely before frosting.

Frosting:

  1. Cream together butter & cream cheese until fluffy. Add in lemon zest and vanilla.
  2. Add powdered sugar a little at a time until you reach desired consistency. Spread over cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts
Banana Cake
Amount Per Serving (1 piece)
Calories 372 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 330mg 14%
Potassium 154mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 44g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 24g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 13.5%
Vitamin C 2.6%
Calcium 6.1%
Iron 8.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.