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    Banana Cake With Brown Sugar Frosting

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    grandma2969's Note:

    another recipe from my "stash" not tried myself..but would like to

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    1. 1
      cream butter and sugar -- add mashed ripe banana -- set aside.
    2. 2
      whisk together flour, baking powder,.add to banana mixture --
    3. 3
      add buttermilk, baking soda and chopped walnuts -- beat well.
    4. 4
      add one egg at a time, mixing well after each egg --
    5. 5
      pour into a greased 13x9" baking pan --
    6. 6
      bake at 350* for 30-35 minutes -- test with toothpick inserted near the center .cool on wire rack.
    7. 7
      to prepare BROWN SUGAR FROSTING:.
    8. 8
      combine brown sugar, milk, and butter and boil 1 minute -- let cool --
    9. 9
      the beat till creamy -- adding vanilla and enough powdered sugar till easily spreadable --
    10. 10
      frost cake when cool -- .

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 22, 2008


      Absolutely the BEST banana cake I have ever made. I wasn't crazy about the frosting at first, but LOVED it on the cake; the banana and brown sugar worked perfectly together! I definitely recommend doubling the frosting and keeping it at a pourable/spoonable icing stage. One problem in the directions... it calls for baking powder which is not listed in the ingredient list. I added one teaspoon of baking powder along with the baking soda and it worked perfectly so I definitely recommend that. I also cut 1/4 cup out of the sugar, used skim milk, and omitted the walnuts. The cake was perfectly spongy, very banana-y, and kept moist for days! I wanted something different from the usual birthday cake and am so glad I made this one! I don't even feel the need to try any of those highly rated, popular recipes now because this one is absolutely outstanding! Thank you!

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    • on February 09, 2007


      This was over the top good. I loved the frosting! It was sort of carmel flavored. Got a compliment that it was probably the best he ever tasted! That says a lot. Thanks for a fantastic recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Banana Cake With Brown Sugar Frosting

    Serving Size: 1 (85 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 304.7
    Calories from Fat 118
    Total Fat 13.1 g
    Saturated Fat 5.3 g
    Cholesterol 59.1 mg
    Sodium 150.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 44.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    Sugars 31.8 g
    Protein 4.0 g

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