BANANA BREAD CAKE

BANANA BREAD CAKE
This recipes makes either two loaves of moist yummy banana bread or one 9×13 cake. Top it off with Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting for a super yummy dessert!



BREAD/CAKE
8 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained well*
3 large overripe bananas
2 JUMBO eggs
1 cup butter, softened
1/8-1/4 cup rum
1/2 cup golden raisins
1 tablespoon PURE maple syrup
1/2 cup crushed walnuts
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 3/4 cups flour

  • Poor the rum over the raisins several hours before making the bread/cake.
  • In a sauce pan melt 1 stick of the butter. Stir in the brown sugar, maple syrup and cinnamon until well incorporated. 
  • Add bananas stirring until smooth.
  • Add the raisins and nuts and blend well. Set aside to cool.
  • In a mixing bowl cream together the other stick of butter, sugar and eggs until well blended.
  • Sift the flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder into the cream mixture and blend well. It will have a thick cookie like consistency.
  • Add the cooled banana mixture and blend until a smooth consistency.
  • Pour into 2 prepared large bread pans or a 9×13 pan.
  • Bake 45-50 minutes until tester comes out clean.
  • Top with PINEAPPLE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

*optional

PINEAPPLE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
2 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon butter, softened
1 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon reserved pineapple juice

  • In a bowl of electric mixer, combine cream cheese, butter, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla extract and reserved pineapple juice. Beat until smooth and of spreading consistency.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *