Banana Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
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This is an easy cake and a perfect way to use those tired bananas in the fruit bowl
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 9
Banana Cake
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 large egg white, room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 large ripe bananas
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ½ tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup walnuts, chopped
Banana Cake
  1. Preheat oven to 375F (190C) degrees.
  2. Spray 8x8 (20cm) pan with cooking spray.
  3. Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  4. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, oil and sugar.
  5. Beat in eggs and egg white, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  6. Mix in vanilla.
  7. In a separate bowl, mash bananas with milk. Set aside.
  8. Gradually mix in half the dry ingredients into butter mixture.
  9. Mix in bananas.
  10. Mix in remaining dry ingredients.
  11. Pour cake batter into prepared baking pan.
  12. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  13. Cool cake in pan on wire rack.
  1. Using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla.
  2. Reduce speed and gradually add confectioners' sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Spread frosting on cake.
  4. Sprinkle with walnuts.
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