Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Here’s a delightful recipe for Banana Bread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting:

Ingredients:

For the Banana Bread Cake:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream or Greek yogurt

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 8 oz (225g) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3-4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

For the Banana Bread Cake:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9×13-inch baking pan or line it with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Mix in the mashed bananas until well combined.
  6. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the sour cream or Greek yogurt, mixing until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and spread it out evenly.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Remove from the oven and let the cake cool completely in the pan on a wire rack before frosting.

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the softened cream cheese and butter until smooth and creamy.
  2. Gradually add the powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition, until the frosting reaches your desired consistency and sweetness.
  3. Mix in the vanilla extract until smooth and well combined.
  4. Once the cake has cooled completely, spread the cream cheese frosting evenly over the top.
  5. Optionally, you can garnish the frosted cake with sliced bananas or chopped nuts.
  6. Slice and serve! Enjoy your delicious Banana Bread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting.

This cake can be stored in the refrigerator for a few days. Allow it to come to room temperature before serving for the best taste and texture. Enjoy!

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