Jeff’s BEST Banana Cake Recipe

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Ingredients


Banana Cake:
  1. 3/4 cup Butter softened
  2. 1 3/4 cup Sugar
  3. 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  4. 3 Eggs
  5. 2 teaspoons Vanilla
  6. 3 Ripe Bananas mashed
  7. 2 teaspoons Fresh Lemon Juice
  8. 1 1/2 cups Buttermilk
  9. 3 cups Flour
  10. 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  11. 3/4 teaspoon Baking Powder
  12. 1/2 teaspoon Salt

Cream Cheese Frosting:
1/2 cup Butter softened
(1) 8-oz. pkg. Cream Cheese softened
3 cups Powdered Sugar
2 teaspoons Vanilla or Vanilla Beans


Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, sugar, and brown sugar for 5 minutes or until light and fluffly.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, mixing in between.
  4. Stir in vanilla
  5. In small bowl, mash bananas with lemon juice.
  6. Add bananas to bowl and mix well.
  7. Stir in buttermilk.
  8. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  9. Pour into greased 9 x 13 pan.
  10. Bake for 55-60 minutes or until baked in the middle.
  11. Optional: place in freezer for 45 minutes – 1 hour to keep moist (put oven mitts underneath pan).
  12. To make cream cheese frosting:
  13. Cream butter and cream cheese for 3 minutes or until light and fluffy. Add powdered sugar and vanilla and mix together.
  14. Spread frosting all over cake.
  15. Serve cold or at room temperature.