An Old Fashion Icebox Banana Cake With Chocolate Cream Icing Recipe

An Old Fashion Icebox Banana Cake With Chocolate Cream Icing Recipe

Sometimes, some of the best things are the old fashion things. For instance, when you want to make a dessert recipe that will have everyone asking for seconds, you might like to try making and serving an old fashion icebox banana cake with chocolate cream icing recipe.

An Old Fashion Icebox Banana Cake With Chocolate Cream Icing Recipe

This cake tastes great from the refrigerator or it freezes beautifully for a chilled treat.

Recipe for Old Fashion Icebox Banana Cake

What You Need :

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2/3 cup softened butter or margarine
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 medium ripe mashed bananas
  • A cup sour cream
  • A cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

How to Make It

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Prepare two, 9-inch round baking pans by greasing and flouring and then set aside until needed.

Using a large mixing bowl combine the sugar, butter or margarine and vanilla and beat on low speed for about 1 to 2 minutes or until fluffy and light.

Continue beating, while adding one egg at a time for about 1 or 2 more minutes or until creamy in texture. Stir in the bananas, sour cream, and then fold in the flour and baking soda.

Pour into prepared baking pans and place in the oven to bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until done. Check by inserting a wooden toothpick into the center of cake until it comes out clean. Allow for cooling about 5 minutes and then remove from pan and set aside to cool completely.

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Quick Banana Cake for Dinner Parties

Quick Banana Cake for Dinner Parties

Many a time you might find that you have guests coming over at short notice, or dropping in at your home unexpectedly, and you just do not have the time to prepare a full dinner and dessert. Or maybe the banana cake recipe you prepared for dessert did not turn out so well. For such emergency cases, here is a simple banana cake recipe with a cake mix that you can prepare in a short time and be the hit of the party.

Quick Banana Cake for Dinner Parties

What you will need:

  • Peeled and mashed ripe bananas – 1 cup
  • Plain yellow cake mix – 1 packet
  • Light brown sugar – 1/2 cup packed
  • Ground fresh cinnamon – 1 teaspoon
  • Vegetable oil – 1/2 cup (to keep the cake moist)
  • Large eggs – 3
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Roasted nuts (such as cashews, pecans, almonds, pistachios etc) – 1 cup
  • Vegetable shortening and some all-purpose flour for greasing and dusting the cake tins

Preparation:

  • Grease two 8 or 9 inch cake tins using the vegetable shortening and the flour. Make sure that you cover all the sides of the cake tins.
  • Preheat your oven to 175C.
  • Mix the yellow cake mix and brown sugar in a mixing bowl.
  • Break the eggs in the mix, one by one, and use an electric mixer to blend them with the cake mix. You can do it by hand too, but the mixer is much faster.
  • Add the cinnamon and bananas and blend for about 2 minutes until the
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