Banana Cake: What Did You Bake Today?

When I was a little girl, my mom never made banana bread with ripe bananas, she always made this cake.  She’d make a couple of them up in 8 X 8 pans, frost them with 1/2 inch or more of cream cheese frosting and freeze them for future use.  When she finally brought them out, we rarely waited for them to thaw completely.  This was the only banana product I could ever bring myself to eat.  Nowadays,  The Thinker, my son and fellow banana hater eats this like crazy.  This super moist cake is a big hit with everyone in the family.
Banana Cake:
1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup sour cream
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cloves
1 tsp cinnamon
3 mashed bananas
Cream butter and sugar in a mixer.  Add the eggs, vanilla and sour cream.  Combine the dry ingredients and mix into the butter mixture.  Add the bananas last.  Bake in a greased square baking pan 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.  (Note, this cake always falls a bit…don’t worry if yours does)
When the cake is completely cooled, frost with Cream Cheese Frosting:
8 oz cream cheese
2 Tbsp butter
4 cups powdered sugar
2 tsp vanilla
What Did You Bake Today?
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That looks marvelous!

I have not yet, but I am going to be baking a homemade from scratch German Chocolate Cake for my son’s birthday, though I’m not sure if it’ll be tonight or maybe tomorrow night. I’m not much of a cake baker, sooooo wish me luck!

Jhonny walker

you know this is quite a revelation. I have never made a banana cake! And I am pinching myself as I realise this! I have always had it though and loved it and somehow I imagined that I made it surely 🙂 OMG..I need to make it…!

Sweet and Savory

I have a banana cake in the oven, right now. I have a new cake pan and I am making it, in that. Since it is supposed to be a loaf pan, this should be interested.

I want to compare the recipes. Yours looks so delicious. Hoping for mine….