Banana Cake Recipe

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How to make banana cake ?

Banana biscuit cake with cream and fresh banana cream, light and tasty, easy to make at home.

Airy banana cake is rarely obtained because bananas give the dough a more moist and dense texture. To avoid this, in the recipe for a banana cake, egg whites are whipped separately from the yolks are introduced into the dough only at the very end of cooking – this method makes baking more lightness.

Cream cheese for banana cake

Banana cream for banana cake -make a very delicate texture, therefore, in order to make the cake easier to cut, it is recommended to make a barrier along the edge of whipped cream cakes. Using a pastry bag, you need to apply a small amount of cream from the cream on the diameter of the first and second cakes, and then fill the middle with a banana cream – so the banana cake cakes will not “ride” when sliced.

How can you ripen bananas quickly?

Bananas for banana cake must be overripe, but if you do not want to wait until the fruit ripens, you can bake them in the oven for 20 minutes( 200 ° C). After 10 minutes do not forget to turn them over.

How to decorate Banana Cake ?

To decorate a banana cake, I usually prefer walnuts, hazelnuts, coconut chips, and pour banana cake with caramel icing

Banana Cake Recipe

Banana Cake Recipe

Ingredients

  • Banana Cake
  • -1/2 cup butter, softened
  • -1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • -2 large eggs
  • -1 cup sour cream full-fat is best
  • -1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • -2 cups all-purpose flour
  • -1 teaspoon baking soda
  • -1/4 teaspoon salt
  • -1 cup mashed bananas about 2 or 3 bananas
  • Cream Cheese Frosting
  • -1/2 cup butter, softened
  • -1 bar (8 oz) cream cheese full-fat is best
  • -1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • -2 1/2 - 3 cups powdered sugar
  • -3-4 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 9x13 baking dish and spray with cooking spray. Set aside. 
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add eggs, sour cream, and vanilla. Blend together until combined and creamy. 
  3. In small bowl, add flour, baking soda, and salt. Whish together to break up clumps. Add it into the wet batter and stir with spatula just until mixed and no flour pockets reamin. 
  4. Add mashed banana and gently stir together. Dump batter into the baking dish and spread out evenly. It makes it easier if you dump large spoonfuls of the batter all over the baking dish, instead of just one big pile of batter. 
  5. Cook for 25-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle does not come out with wet batter. The edges and top will be light browned. Mine takes about 32 minutes. 
  6. Let cake cool completely before frosting.
  7. To make frosting: beat butter and cream cheese together until combined. Add in vanilla extract, 2 cups of the powdered sugar, and 3 tablespoons heavy cream. Beat together until frosting forms. Add more powdered sugar and/or milk until desired frosting consistencey is reached. 
  8. * I end up using just the 3 tablespoons heavy cream + 2 3/4 cup powdered sugar. it gives me a nice, thick frosting and stays put on the cake when I cut it. 
  9. * NOTE: if you use anything other than heavy whipping cream, start with 1 tablespoon and work from there. Heavy cream is so thick that you need more of it, lower fat milks you will need less of. 
  10. Cut into squares and garnish each piece with banana slices and chopped walnuts.

Nutrition Information

Yield

10

Serving Size

1

Amount Per ServingCalories 896 Total Fat 30g Saturated Fat 17g Trans Fat 1g Unsaturated Fat 9g Cholesterol 115mg Sodium 402mg Carbohydrates 156g Fiber 2g Sugar 127g Protein 6g

How to make healthy Banana cake?

Vegan Banana Cake: Use maple syrup instead of honey, replace the eggs with flax eggs and choose non-dairy milk or water. Substitute vegan products in the frosting or use your favorite vegan frosting recipe.
Dairy-free Banana Cake: Choose non-dairy milk (I used almond milk) or water. Substitute dairy-free products in the frosting or use your favorite dairy-free frosting recipe.
Egg-free Banana Cake: Replace the eggs with flax eggs.
Gluten Free Banana Cake: Bob’s Red Mill’s gluten-free blend works well here. Do not substitute coconut flour (it’s never a suitable substitute for other flours).

Emily

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