Banana Layer Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe by Manami
READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 1 cake




  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Coat 2-(8 inch) round cake pans with cooking spray; line bottoms with wax paper.
  • Coat wax paper with cooking spray.
  • Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a small mixing bowl, stirring well with a whisk.
  • Place granulated sugar, oil, vanilla extract, egg whites, and egg in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended.
  • Add mashed banana; beat well.
  • Add flour mixture and buttermilk alternately to sugar mixture, begining and ending with flour mixture.
  • Pour batter into prepared pans.
  • Bake for 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool 10 minutes on wire racks; remove from pans.
  • Peel off wax paper; cool completely on wire racks.
  • To prepare frosting: place cream cheese and vanilla extract in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until fluffy.
  • Add powdered sugar; beat at low speed until smooth.
  • Place 1 cake layer on a plate; spread with 1/2 cup icing, and top with other cake layer.
  • Spread remaining icing over top and sides of cake.
  • Sprinkle pecans and coconut or/& chocolate curls over top of cake; all of these are optional.
  • Cake is lovely as is!
  • Store cake loosley covered in refrigerator.
  • Enjoy, you have earned it.