Penuche Frosted Banana Cake
15
servings
30 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 10 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cake

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 cups sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 cup sour cream

2 medium (1 cup) ripe bananas, mashed

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Frosting

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Half & Half

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/8 teaspoon salt

2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Topping

1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt in bowl; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine sugar and 1/2 cup butter in another bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Continue beating, adding 1 egg at a time, until creamy. Add sour cream, bananas and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Beat at low speed, gradually adding flour mixture and scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in 1/2 cup walnuts.

  4. STEP 4

    Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 40-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine brown sugar, half & half, 1/4 cup butter and 1/8 teaspoon salt in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil. Cool 15 minutes. Stir in all remaining frosting ingredients; beat until smooth.

  6. STEP 6

    Spread frosting over cooled cake; sprinkle with 1/4 cup walnuts.

Nutrition

470Calories
16Fat (mg)
60Cholesterol (mg)
70Sodium (mg)
79Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
6Protein (g)

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  April 29, 2013

My family loved this cake. This is the 2nd time that I've made this cake, and because we loved it so much I made 2 this time- 1 w/ nuts an 1 w/o. The frosting is delicious; I agree that it makes the cake! I took Florence's advice and reduced the powdered sugar to 2 cups and that seemed about right. I also used "light" sour cream and milk instead of half-and-half and it was still rich and yummy. Enjoy!

— says René
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  July 03, 2011

So super easy and delicious!!!!!!!!! THUMBS UP!!! Super Moist!!!!!!!!

— says moyaerts
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