Banana Cake

READY IN: 55mins




  • For Cake.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease a 13x9 inch pan.
  • Stir together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Set two large spoonfuls of sugar aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat the egg yolks with the remaining sugar, beat until light in texture, then add the mashed banana, oil and buttermilk, mix well.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the banana mixture and beat until smooth.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites with the two spoonfuls of sugar until they are stiff but moist.
  • Plop the beaten whites on top of the batter and fold in until blended.
  • Spread evenly in the prepared pan and bake for 35-40 minutes,or until a cake tester(I use wooden kabob skewers -- LOL) inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  • Let cool in the pan and frost with the following cream cheese icing.
  • Cream Cheese Icing.
  • Combine the cream cheese, butter, confectioner's sugar and lemon juice in a mixing bowl or the bowl of a food processor.
  • Beat well or process until smooth and spreadable.
  • Makes 3 cups of icing.