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By carvalhohm

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (23 Votes)
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Servings 12
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 110

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup mashed very ripe bananas, about 2 medium bananas
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup toffee bits

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The flavor reminds me of banana cream pie

  • CHEESECAKE FILLING:
  • 11 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • BANANA CAKE:
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup + 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup mashed banana (around 1 large banana)
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar (for sprinkling over cake)
4.1/5 (121 Votes)

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Fluffy cream cheese frosting totally takes this moist banana cake over the top! Buttermilk gives that bit of acidit...

  • FLUFFY CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed bananas, from about 4 medium bananas
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light-brown sugar, packed
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 14 ounces cream cheese, softened slightly
  • 1/3 cup salted butter, softened
  • 1 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4.5/5 (35 Votes)

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This delicious banana cake is a perfect way to use up ripe bananas

  • CAKE:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 large egg white, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 large ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • FROSTING:
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons toasted nuts, chopped (optional)
4.6/5 (30 Votes)

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These light, fluffy banana sponge cakes are a delicious and naturally sweet dessert

  • CAKE:
  • 1 stick butter, softened (1/2 cup)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 medium banana
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • VANILLA GLAZE:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • Pinch of Kosher salt
4.5/5 (24 Votes)

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Not a fan of banana pudding? Feel free to use a different pudding flavor or fruit combination to switch things up!

  • 1 box yellow cake mix (& ingredients to make cake)
  • 2 boxes (small) instant banana pudding
  • 4 cups milk
  • 8 ounces whipped topping
  • 20 vanilla wafers, crushed
  • Sliced bananas - use your own judgment
4.4/5 (51 Votes)

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Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a big bowl, set aside

  • 4 eggs
  • 170 grm ( 3/4 cup)sugar
  • 170 grm (3/4 cup) melted butter or vegetable oil (or mixture of butter and vegetable oil)
  • 300 grm bananas (weighed without skin) or 2-3 super big bananas
  • 250 grm (2 cups) flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp salt
3.9/5 (227 Votes)

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6/10/2011 For his birhday I was was looking for something special to send to my husband Bill since he was at Ft

  • 3/4 c dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 c butter -- softened
  • 3 bananas -- ripe
  • 1/4 c buttermilk
  • 2 tbsps rum
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 c flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp cloves
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 c chopped pecans -- toasted
  • Pecan Praline Topping
  • 1/4 c butter
  • 1/2 c dark brown sugar
  • 5 tbsps milk
  • 2 c powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 c pecan halves -- toasted and coarsely broken
4.5/5 (13 Votes)

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Preheat oven to 325. Grease 9x5 loaf pan

  • 3/4 c. golden raisins
  • 1/3 c. rum
  • 1 3/4 c. flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 5 very ripe bananas
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 3/4 c. melted butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 8 glace cherries, diced
4.3/5 (18 Votes)

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This classic Southern cake reminds me of a hybrid cross of carrot cake, meets banana cake (well, minus the carrots)

  • CAKE:
  • 2 (8-ounce) cans crushed pineapple in juice
  • 3 cups (15-ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups (14-ounces) granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 very ripe large bananas, peeled and mashed (2-cups)
  • 1 1/2 cups pecans, toasted and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • FROSTING:
  • 20 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened (I used two sticks)
  • 5 cups (20-ounces) confectioners' sugar (I used 4 cups)
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 20 ounces cream cheese, chilled and cut into 20 equal pieces (I used 2-packages)
  • 1/2 cup pecans, toasted and chopped
4.2/5 (16 Votes)

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Pre-heat oven to 275 F, and grease and flour (or spray), a 9x13 cake pan

  • Icing:
  • 1.5 cups very ripe bananas (3 fresh bananas or 4 thawed, previously frozen bananas)
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1.5 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup soft butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1.5 cups buttermilk (OR milk soured with one tbsp vinegar or lemon juice)
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temp.
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3.5 cups icing sugar (also known as powdered sugar or confectioner's sugar)
0/5 (0 Votes)

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Preheat oven to 275°. Grease and flour a 9 x 13" pan

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2 1/8 cups white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1-1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed bananas
0/5 (0 Votes)

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Cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup mashed bananas
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 1 /2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
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Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour 9x13 pan

  • Frosting:
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 large very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 package butter cake mix
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 8 Tbsp butter
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar-sifted
  • 3 Tbsp milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla
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Nana's Banana Cake

  • Cake:
  • 3/4 Cup Shortening
  • 1-1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Mashed Bananas
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 4 TBS Sour Milk
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • Filling:
  • Bananas
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1 TBS Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 TBS Butter
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