Super moist Banana Cake is a great way to use ripe bananas. Mix it with walnuts and top with a cream cheese frosting for a fabulous breakfast cake or fruity dessert. #bananacake www.savoryexperiments.com

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana cake
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Cooling time: 1 hour
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 16
Calories: 425kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
Super moist Banana Cake is a great way to use ripe bananas. Mix it with walnuts and top with a cream cheese frosting for a fabulous breakfast cake or fruity dessert. 
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Ingredients

Cake:

  • 1/2 cup butter , softened
  • 1 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs , room temperature
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ripe bananas
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Cooking spray

Frosting:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese , room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup walnuts , chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 glass baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside. 
  • In a large bowl, using an electric mixer or a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugar.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time. Add sour cream and vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl sift flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Slowly blend dry mixture into wet mixture.
  • Mash bananas and cinnamon together using a fork. Fold into batter.
  • Pour into prepared 9x13 baking dish. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until it passes the toothpick test. 
  • For the cream cheese frosting, beat cream cheese until fluffy and smooth. Add in milk, vanilla and powdered sugar, continuing to mix. 
  • When cake has cooled, frost with cream cheese frosting. Top with chopped walnuts. 
  • If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition

Calories: 425kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 258mg | Potassium: 180mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin A: 505IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1.1mg