1 ¼ cup sugar
½ cup sweet butter
1 ½ cups mashed very ripe bananas – (3-4 medium)
½ cup buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla
2 ½ cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup chopped nuts
Preheat oven 350 degrees:
Butter bottoms of 2 (8×8 inch) pans.
In a large bowl, mix sugar and butter. Add eggs, bananas, buttermilk and vanilla: beat with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Stir in flour, baking soda and nuts just until moistened. Pour batter into pans.
Bake 1 hour or until toothpick test inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool before icing.
Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting
Adapted from McCormick – Pure Vanilla Extract
1 package (8 oz.) softened cream cheese
4 tablespoons softened sweet butter
2 tablespoons sour cream
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 box Confectioners’ Sugar
Beat cream cheese, butter, sour cream and vanilla in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
Gradually beat in 1 box confectioners’ sugar on medium speed until smooth.
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