My Favorite Banana Cake

 

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Well, I’m not a huge fan of desserts but this dessert is an exception. I tried this cake at a ladies brunch the other day and I just fell in love with it right away. The sweetness was just right for me and it was very moist and yummy. The ladies at the brunch complimented a lot so it was just not for me..we all loved it! I got the recipe from my friend, Lea, and wanted to try at home to impress my family but never got a chance. But the time came! I was invited to a ladies luncheon yesterday and I baked it finally. And guess what! It was a hit!! It has been proven so you can bake this banana cake with confidence.

Banana Cake

1 and 1/2 cups banana, mashed
3 cups organic all-purpose flour
1 and 1/2  teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon pink salt 
3/4 cup organic butter, room temperature
2 cups organic pure cane sugar
3 organic pasture raised eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 and 1/2 cup buttermilk

For Cream Cheese Frosting

1/2 cup organic butter, room temperature
8 ounce cream cheese, room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup powdered sugar

First, preheat oven to 300° and grease and flour a 9 x 13 pan.

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In a small bowl, mash the banana and set aside.

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Mix flour, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl, and set aside.

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In the stand mix, mix cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in vanilla.

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Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk.

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Then add mashed banana.

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Pour batter into prepared baking pan and bake in preheated oven for about one hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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Let it completely cool.

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For the frosting, cream the butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add vanilla and icing sugar, and beat on low-speed until combined, then on high-speed until frosting is smooth.

Spread on cooled cake and sprinkle chopped walnuts over top of the frosting.

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This was heavenly. I was extremely pleased with this cake and it gets even better the next day!

I’m holding my folk right now..at 10:38 in the morning…

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