Banana Cake with PB Frosting
By: Michaela Brown
I always have bananas sitting around that I didn’t eat in time, so I have a lot of Banana themed recipes to use them up, This one however, as Peanut Butter Frosting, so you can’t go wrong! It can be served as a bar, dessert, snack, etc!
- 2 ¼ c. all-purpose flour
- 1 ¼ tsp. baking powder
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 c. mashed very ripe bananas (2 large)
- 1 c. buttermilk, room temperature
- 2/3 c. shorting
- 1 ½ c, sugar
- 2 eggs, room temperature
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 pkg. (8oz.) cream cheese, softened
- ½ c. light corn syrup
- ½ c. creamy peanut butter
Step by Step Instructions
In a medium bowl, combine flour. Baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.
In a separate bowl, combine bananas and the buttermilk; set aside.
Cream together shortening and sugar in large mixer bowl, beating until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Alternately add flour mixture and banana mixture, beginning and ending with flour. Beat until well blended.
Spread evenly in a greased and floured 9x13inch-baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake completely in pan on wire rack.
To make icing, mix together cream cheese and corn syrup in small mixer bowl until smooth. Add peanut butter; meat until well blended. Spread on cooled cake. Refrigerate cake until serving time.