Mary's Best-Ever Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe by Lindas Kitch
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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 9-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease with vegetable shortening, the sides and bottom of a 9-inch by 13-inch baking pan; set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, thoroughly combine both types of sugar.
  • Add the oil and mix well.
  • Add the beaten eggs, mashed banana, and milk; mix well.
  • In another medium mixing bowl, thoroughly combine with a wire whisk, the flour, baking powder, and baking soda.
  • Add the flour mixture 1/2 cup at a time to the banana mixture, mixing after each flour addition just until incorporated.
  • Mix in 1 teaspoon vanilla extract as the last ingredient to be added to the batter; mix well.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Place cake on a wire rack to cool completely. Frost with cream cheese frosting, if desired.
  • Cream Cheese Frosting Instructions: In a medium mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the cream cheese and butter together. Add the powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, beating until smooth. Spread frosting on cooled banana cake.
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