Decadent Banana Cake With Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • To make the cake: sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  • In a bowl, beat the butter at medium speed using an electric mixer, until creamy.
  • Add in sugar; beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add in eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition.
  • Beat in bananas at low speed.
  • Increase speed to medium, and gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  • Pour batter into 2 greased/floured 9-inch round cake pans.
  • Bake in a 350° oven for 30 minutes or until a pick comes out clean.
  • Cool in pans on wire rack for 10 minutes; remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.
  • To make the frosting: in a bowl, beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed using an electric mixer, until creamy.
  • Gradually add powdered sugar, beating at low speed until blended.
  • Beat at high speed until smooth.
  • Stir in milk and vanilla; stir in coconut.
  • Spread Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake.
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