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Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting has the most tender soft crumb with the fluffiest frosting. This is a delightful cake with irresistible creamy frosting that is super easy to make and a great way to use up some over ripe bananas.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana cake with cream cheese frosting, easy banana cake recipe, old fashioned banana cake
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
plus cooling and frosting: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 15 slices
Author: Heather

Ingredients

Banana Cake

Cream Cheese Frosting

Instructions

Banana Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and grease a 9x13 baking dish or cake pan.
  • In a stand mixer or with a hand mixer and large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each egg.
  • Add the Greek yogurt and vanilla extract, beat until smooth and creamy.
  • Add the baking soda, salt and all purpose flour and mix on low speed just until incorporated.
  • Fold in the mashed bananas or mix on low speed just until combined.
  • Spread evenly in prepared baking dish.
  • Bake in center of oven for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Let cool completely before frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • In a stand mixer or with hand mixer, beat together cream cheese and butter until smooth and no lumps remain.
  • Add in the vanilla extract, milk and powdered sugar one cup at a time beating well after each cup.
  • Once all the powdered sugar is incorporated, increase speed and beat for about a minute or so until the frosting is creamy and fluffy.
  • Spread frosting evenly over cooled cake.
  • Slice and serve!

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice cake | Calories: 456kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 313mg | Potassium: 140mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin A: 645IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg
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