Ms G’s New Recipe!

This new banana cake recipe with frosting was a big hit at cookbook club. It’s a great way to use your ripe bananas in a fun dessert.

Let us know in the comments if you give it a try!



Banana Cake                                                                Cream Cheese Frosting

2 cups flour                                                                                   6 oz softened cream cheese

1 tsp. baking soda                                                                       4 TB. Softened unsalted butter

1 tsp. cinnamon                                                                           2 cups powdered sugar

1/2 tsp. salt                                                                                   1 tsp. vanilla extract

1 stick unsalted butter                                                                1 tsp. lemon juice

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup brown sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp. vanilla extract

2-3 mashed ripe bananas

1/2 cup sour cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 9X13 pan with non-stick flour spray.
  2. Whisk the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar. Contine beating until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Mix in vanilla and bananas.
  5. Mix in half of the flour, then the sour cream, then the other half of the flour.
  6. Spread batter in pan and bake for 25-35 minutes or until top is slightly browned and the surface bounces back when you press it.
  7. Mix all frosting ingredients. If too stiff to spread, add a tsp of water until desired consistency. Spread over slightly warm cake. Refrigerate for best flavor.


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