This is the Best Banana Cake recipe EVER! It's moist and sweet and topped with a tangy cream cheese frosting!
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Banana Cake

This is the BEST Banana Cake! It's moist and sweet and topped with a tangy cream cheese frosting!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Freeze Time45 mins
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana cake
Servings: 15 slices
Calories: 522kcal
Author: Rebecca Hubbell

Ingredients

Cake

Frosting

Instructions

Cake

  • Preheat oven to 275°F and grease and flour a 9x13-inch metal cake pan.
  • On a dinner plate place the peeled bananas and use a fork to mash them.
  • Then place bananas in a bowl and pour lemon juice on top; set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream ¾ cup butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  • Then stir in the vanilla extract.
  • Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk.
  • Stir in banana mixture.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for one hour or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and place directly into the freezer for 45 minutes.

Frosting

  • Cream the butter and cream cheese until smooth.
  • Beat in 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  • Add powdered sugar and heavy cream and beat on low speed until combined, then on high speed until frosting is smooth.
  • Spread on cooled cake.

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Nutrition

Calories: 522kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 190mg | Potassium: 154mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 64g | Vitamin A: 605IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1.4mg