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Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Servings 16 servings

Ingredients
  

Cake

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs plus 1 large egg white, at room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 large ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup milk

Frosting

  • 4 ounce reduced-fat cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tbsp chopped toasted walnuts optional

Instructions
 

  • Make cake: Preheat oven to 375°F. Mist an 8-inch square pan with cooking spray. Mix flour, baking powder and salt. With an electric mixer, beat butter, oil and sugar. Beat in eggs and egg white, then vanilla. Mash bananas with milk.
  • Stir half of dry ingredients into butter mixture, then stir in banana mixture. Mix in remaining dry ingredients. Pour batter into baking pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean, about 40 to 45 minutes. Let cake cool in pan on a wire rack.
  • Make frosting: With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and vanilla. Reduce speed and gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Spread cake with frosting and sprinkle with walnuts, if desired.
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