Banana Cake with Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting

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Embark on a culinary journey with our enchanting Banana Bliss Cake, where the timeless duo of bananas and cinnamon intertwine to create a dessert masterpiece. This heavenly treat, layered with a luscious cinnamon buttercream frosting, promises to transport your taste buds to realms of pure delight. In just 40 minutes, you’ll be savoring a moist and flavorful cake that’s bound to become a household favorite. So, let’s dive into the joy of baking and indulge in the magic of this unique and original recipe!

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Baking Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

For the Heavenly Cake:

  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 medium ripe bananas
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For the Irresistible Frosting:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Pan: Grease and flour two 9-inch cake pans. Optionally, line the bottoms with parchment paper for easy removal. Set aside.
  2. Whip Up the Cake Batter: In a mixing bowl, blend softened butter and sugar until creamy. Add the egg and vanilla, beating until well combined. Toss in the bananas (you can mash them beforehand, but a stand mixer can do the job). Integrate the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Bake to Perfection: Divide the batter equally between the prepared pans. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately 25 minutes. Allow the cakes to cool in the pans for 10 minutes before transferring them onto a cooling rack to cool completely.
  4. Craft the Irresistible Frosting: For the frosting, beat butter until fluffy. Incorporate powdered sugar and ground cinnamon. If needed, add a splash of milk. Beat for 5 minutes or until reaching the desired creamy consistency.
  5. Assemble the Masterpiece: Place one cake layer on a cake plate. Spoon a generous amount of frosting over the layer and smooth it out. Top with the second cake layer and repeat the process, creating a delicious frosting layer on top. Use a spatula to gracefully spread the frosting around the sides of the cake.
  6. Slice and Savor: Once frosted to perfection, slice and serve this divine banana cinnamon delight cake to delight taste buds!

Notes:

For a perfectly level cake, consider using Wilton Bake Even Cake Strips. These nifty strips wrap around your pans, ensuring even baking—no need to trim the tops for a flawless finish!

image source : shugary sweets