Sunday, January 10, 2010

Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Man this is so good.. But it does make 13x9 pan lots of cake yum yum.. :) You must make this if you like bananas, it is like banana bread with cream cheese icing..

Best Ever Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting
From recipezaar
Recipe #67256

1¼ hours | 15 min prep

SERVES 16 , 1 9x13 pan
1 1/2 cups bananas, mashed, ripe
2 teaspoons lemon juice **i did not use**
3 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup butter, softened
2 1/8 cups sugar
3 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 1/2 cups icing sugar
chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 275°.
Grease and flour a 9 x 13 pan.
In a small bowl, mix mashed banana with the lemon juice; set aside.
In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
In a large bowl, cream 3/4 cup butter and 2 1/8 cups sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in 2 tsp vanilla.
Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk.
Stir in banana mixture.
Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for one hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Remove from oven and place directly into the freezer for 45 minutes. This will make the cake very moist.
For the frosting, cream the butter and cream cheese until smooth.
Beat in 1 teaspoon vanilla.
Add icing sugar and beat on low speed until combined, then on high speed until frosting is smooth.
Spread on cooled cake.
Sprinkle chopped walnuts over top of the frosting, if desired

Friday, January 1, 2010

Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake

I made this today and it was sooooo good. I will be making this instead of pumpkin pie for now on.. so good and so easy!!! Recipe is by Paula Deen...

Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake
1½ hours | 30 min prep


1 (18 1/4 ounce) package yellow cake mix
1 egg
8 tablespoons butter, melted
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 tablespoons butter, melted
1 (16 ounce) box powdered sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg

Preheat oven to 350.

To make the cake: Combine all of the ingredients and mix well.
Pat batter into a lightly greased 13x9-inch baking pan with hands into an even layer.

Prepare filling.
To make the filling: In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and pumpkin until smooth.
Add the eggs, vanilla, and butter, and beat together.
Next, add the powdered sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and mix well.
Spread pumpkin mixture over cake batter and bake for 40 to 50 minutes.
Make sure not to over bake as the center should be a little gooey.