Banana Cake
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup pureed banana

Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease and flour cake pans.

Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

Cream butter until light. Slowly add sugar and mix until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.

Add vanilla. Add flour and milk in three additions – starting and ending with flour.

Stir in bananas.

Spread into pans and bake about 20-30 minutes, depending upon pan size. Check with toothpick.

Cool and frost with Banana Cream Cheese Frosting

 

Banana Frosting

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 8oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup banana puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups powdered sugar

Mix butter and cream cheese together until light and well-mixed. Add banana puree and vanilla and mix well.

Slowly add powdered sugar and mix until you have a spreadable frosting, adding more powdered sugar, if necessary.