Banana Cupcakes

READY IN: 38mins
Recipe by dcwang wang

These are so moist and sweet! lots of banana flavor in it! Copied from www.midwestliving.com

Top Review by MelTheFruitFly

Really good basic recipe... Like other commenters, I found it a little more muffin-y than a classic cupcake, but that's not a problem to me. (It's sort of a cross between the two.) I added cinnamon (because I'm a sucker for banana and cinnamon together) and it works well. I also went with a basic cream cheese icing just because that's my fave. Just a personal note - I discovered I only had one egg on hand after I'd mashed the bananas and sifted out my flour... so I subbed in a T of mayo. Worked beautifully. (Done that before... adds a little tang to sweets believe it or not.) Thanks for a really easy quick cupcake fix. :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line 18 2 1/2 inch muffin cups with paper bake cups and set aside.
  3. In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter with electric mixer on medium speed for 30sec.
  4. Beat in granulated sugar until well mixed.
  5. Beat in eggs and the 1 cup mashed bananas.
  6. Beat in flour ad baking powder until combined. (the batter will be thick).
  7. Spoon into mufin cups.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 28-20 min or until wooden toothpic inserted in centers comes out clean.
  9. Cool on wire rack for 10 minute.
  10. Remove from muffin cups and cool completely on wire rack.
  11. for frosting.
  12. in medium bowl, beat together powdered sugar, 1/4 cup mashed bananas, 2tbs butter, and vanilla until smooth.
  13. Add yellow food coloring, if desired.
  14. Spread over cupcakes.

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