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Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 12 slices
Author: Bests and Bites

Ingredients

  • For the Cake:
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas about 2
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • For the frosting:
  • 1/2 cup salted butter 1 stick, softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions

  • For the cake, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs, bananas and vanilla.
  • Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt into a separate bowl.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture alternating with the buttermilk beating well after each addition.
  • Pour into greased and floured bread pan.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for about 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  • While baking, cream together butter and cream cheese for frosting. Slowly beat in powdered sugar and vanilla until well combined.
  • When cake is done, cool for 10 minutes before removing to wire rack to cool completely.
  • Frost with cream cheese.