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Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Serves 16
Cook time 45 minutes
Meal type Dessert
Website My Recipes

Ingredients

Cake

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 Large eggs plus 1 large egg white, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 Large ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup milk

Frosting

  • 4oz reduced-fat cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

Frosting (Optional)

  • 2 tablespoons chopped toasted walnuts

Directions

Step 1
Make cake: Preheat oven to 375°F. Mist an 8-inch square pan with cooking spray. Mix flour, baking powder and salt. With an electric mixer, beat butter, oil and sugar. Beat in eggs and egg white, then vanilla. Mash bananas with milk.
Step 2
Stir half of dry ingredients into butter mixture, then stir in banana mixture. Mix in remaining dry ingredients. Pour batter into baking pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean, about 40 to 45 minutes. Let cake cool in pan on a wire rack.
Step 3
Make frosting: With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and vanilla. Reduce speed and gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Spread cake with frosting and sprinkle with walnuts, if desired.

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