Whoever decided that it was a good idea to mix banana’s with ingredients to create a cake, is a sheer genius. This Banana Cake recipe is honestly just that good.
Any time that I have the chance to make a recipe from scratch where the key ingredients are cream cheese, powdered sugar, and caramel there’s no doubt just how delicious this easy banana cake recipe truly is.
Think about your social schedule for the summer. More than likely, it’s probably filled with outdoor picnics, bbq’s and potlucks galore. With this banana cake recipe, you are in luck because you’ll be bringing one of the best dishes to each and every dining event.
Not only does the first bite take your taste buds to a whole other level, there is no way that you’ll put your fork down until your plate is entirely clean. There won’t be a crumb left over no matter where you take this Banana Cake to share.
If you have some ripe bananas that need to be used, this recipe is the perfect way to use them up! And once you make it once, you may find that you’re purposely buying a few extra bananas on your next trip to the store to have some left over specifically for this Banana Cake recipe.
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Mom's Banana Cake
This recipe for Mom’s Banana Cake is full of flavor and is so comforting. The cake is super moist, and the frosting is so creamy. It’s sure to be a family favorite!
- 4 large Bananas (mashed)
- 3 Eggs
- 2 cups of Sugar
- 1 and 1/2 teaspoons of Vanilla
- 2 cups of Flour
- 1 teaspoon of Baking Soda
- 1/4 of a teaspoon of Salt
- 1/4 a teaspoon of Cinnamon
- Generous amount of Nut Meg
- 1 and 1/2 cups of Buttermilk
- 1 1/2 sticks of Unsalted Butter (softened)
- 3 teaspoons of Lemon Juice
- 1/2 of a cup of Brown Sugar
- 4 tablespoons of Vegetable Oil
- 1 package of Cream Cheese (softened)
- 1 stick of Unsalted Butter (softened)
- 1/2 of a cup of Caramel
- 4 cups of Powdered Sugar
- 1 teaspoon of Vanilla
- Preheat the oven to 350°.
- Grease a square banking pan. I used glass.
- In a large mixing bowl, add bananas, eggs, sugar, and vanilla. Mix until smooth.
- Add in remaining cake ingredients.
- Blend on high until smooth.
- Pour batter into greased pan. This is a lot of batter, if you have a smaller pan, you may want to divide into two pans.
- Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
- If center is not done after 30 minutes, reduce heat to 300, move to top rack, and bake in 10 minute intervals until finished.
- Let cool completely.
- 10. Place all frosting ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
- 11. Blend on high until smooth.
- 12. Frost cake.
- 13. Refrigerate, wrapped in plastic, over night.
- 14. Serve and enjoy!