Easy Banana Cake
If you’re wondering what to do with too many over-ripe bananas in your kitchen, then try baking this Easy Banana Cake recipe which in a nutshell is a pure blissful banana heaven. This cake is so simple to make and an ideal cake recipe for newbie bakers. Just combine all the ingredients together in a food processor or cake mixer. Dessert recipes that use bananas are always a hit because bananas add a distinct flavor to desserts. This banana cake recipe is made from scratch using simple baking products from your pantry. The frosting for this banana cake recipe is delicious as well with a sweet milky consistency to it that gets soaked into the cake. A slice of this delicious banana cake is a great breakfast idea with a side of coffee or can be served as a snack as well. This recipe is perfect to serve for all occasions including brunch, picnic, potluck and birthdays. This recipe is one of the best dessert recipes ever for all ages because it is healthy with real bananas. Bananas are very nutritious and rich in potassium which helps maintain blood pressure levels and heart functioning. Because of the nutritional value of banana in this recipe, this cake is not only a great way of getting kids to eat healthily but also allows them to enjoy a much deserved sweet treat.
If you want to make this delicious banana cake recipe for kids’ birthday parties you can add colorful sprinkles on top. You can also use this recipe for making cupcakes on special occasions and decorate with a decadent cream cheese frosting. Regarding the cream cheese frosting, you can make different variations that go well with most banana cakes like cream cheese with marshmallow fluff or cream cheese with a hint of vanilla and rum extract, etc. Add dark chocolate chips to this recipe if you want to make it healthier since dark chocolate is a good source of anti-oxidants. You can also add a layer of unsalted peanut butter and cinnamon for extra protein. A healthy option in the place of the sugary frosting in this recipe is substituting it with full-fat Greek yogurt. You can prepare it by combining mashed bananas and Greek yogurt together and glaze it on top once the cake is cooled. You can always replace the baking products with healthy options and still enjoy the dessert recipes. Baking healthy is all about being creative and customizing the recipes based on what you like. Always use a quality vanilla extract with no additives to achieve the best results.
Thank you to Erren at the Erren's Kitchen food blog for sharing this Easy Banana Cake recipe with us. Do visit Erren's blog if you like baking the best dessert recipes ever. This banana cake is a bonus for those who are looking for simple cake recipes. The next time you end up in a situation of over-ripe bananas in your kitchen, think of this easy banana cake recipe.
Nutrition Facts for: Easy Banana Cake From Erren's Kitchen
Ingredients: Butter, sugar, eggs, flour, baking powder, bananas, milk, powdered sugar, vanilla.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 16 servings.* Per Serving:Calories 358, Calories from Fat 165, Total Fat 18.3g 28%, Saturated Fat 11.0g 55%, Cholesterol 91mg 30%, Sodium 139mg 6%, Potassium 188mg 5%, Carbohydrates 46.7g 16%, Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4%, Sugars 29.2g, Protein 4.2g, Vitamin A 12%, Vitamin C 3%, Calcium 5%, Iron 7%
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