Cooking With The Lewis Sisters

A Blog of Recipes We Love and Enjoy!

Banana Cake and Whipped Frosting September 9, 2015

Filed under: Cakes,Dessert — lewissisters @ 3:45 am

Hi!

Here is the special cake we made for my niece’s birthday party. My sister found the cake and frosting recipes. Both recipes are simple to make; especially the frosting.

I did not try the cake but I heard it was good. I know for a fact the strawberry frosting is incredible! I was in heaven when I tried the frosting, it was all I could do to wash my mixing bowl and stop eating it.

The frosting is light; I love how pink it is from the strawberries.

My sister suggested using this frosting as a fruit dip; I think that would be lovely.

We hope you enjoy this wonderful cake and frosting!
Banana Cake


1/3 and ¼ cups flour (gluten free baking flour or almond flour)

½ tsp baking soda

¼ tsp salt

2 and ¼ tsps baking powder

1 and ¼ cups sugar

½ cup butter, melted

¼ cup buttermilk

1 and ¼ cups ripe mashed banana

2 large eggs
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Mix flour, soda, salt, baking powder and sugar in bowl. Add softened butter and mix on medium speed until a mealy consistency.

Add buttermilk and mashed banana gradually and mix for 4 minutes, mixture should be light and fluffy.

Scrape mixture from sides of bowl and add the eggs, beating well after each addition.

Pour batter into two greased 9 inch cake pans. Bake for 25 minutes, cake should be golden brown.
Frosting:

1 cup heavy cream

1/3 cup sugar

3 Tbsps liquefied strawberries or whatever fruit you like
Whip the cream until it looks like whipped cream, mix in sugar.

Puree chosen fruit in a blender and add needed amount to the cream and sugar mixture; mix until well combined.

Spread on cake and enjoy!

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