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Banana Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting May 20, 2015

Filed under: Uncategorized — bakingmommyof3 @ 6:57 am

Banana Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting – this is definitely a keeper – its a happy medium between banana bread and banana cookies!! 


TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + coolingYIELD:36 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Dash salt


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, bananas and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into creamed mixture just until blended.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack.

Nutritional Facts

1 bar equals 202 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.


    • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
    • 4 tablespoons milk
    • heaping 1/2 c. packed well  brown sugar
    • 2 cup powdered sugar
    • 2 teaspoon vanilla
    • 2 tablespoons milk
  • to prepare BROWN SUGAR FROSTING:.combine brown sugar, milk, and butter and boil 1 minute — let cool –the beat till creamy — adding vanilla and enough powdered sugar & milk till easily spreadable –frost cake when cool


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