Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting combines common pantry ingredients into a tender, moist cake with tons of banana flavor and a tangy, sweet frosting!
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Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 1hour
Total Time 1hour15minutes
1 1/2teaspoonsbaking soda
2teaspoonsfresh lemon juice
1 1/2cupsvery ripe bananasmashed
3 1/2cupspowdered sugar
Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Spray a 9X13 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
Mix mashed bananas with lemon juice and set aside.
Whisk together flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl and set aside.
In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, cream together 3/4 cups butter and 2 1/4 cups sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the eggs one at a time. Stir in vanilla. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk, starting and ending with the flour. Add the bananas and mix just until evenly distributed. Spread batter into prepared pan.
Bake in preheated oven for about 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Remove from oven and place immediately into the freezer for 45 minutes.
Meanwhile, make the frosting; In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, cream together 1/2 cup butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add the vanilla and beat until combined. Turn the mixer on low and slowly add the powdered sugar. Increase the mixer speed to medium and beat just until frosting is smooth. Do Not overbeat or frosting will become runny. Spread frosting over completely cooled cake.