Caramel Banana Cake

PREP TIME 15 mins
COOK TIME 30 mins
SERVINGS 8
  • POSTED Sep 8th, 2021
  • BY Chef Carrie Walters

INGREDIENTS

  • cups sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 eggs, separate yolks and whites
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • ½ cup milk + 1 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 1⅔ cups cake or all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup walnuts or pecans, toasted if desired

Caramel Frosting:

  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp sea salt

INSTRUCTIONS

1
Pre-heat oven to 350ºF. Butter and flour two 8-inch cake pans.
2
Cream the sugar and butter in a mixing bowl and add the egg yolks, bananas, and milk mixture, stirring after each addition..
3
In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add the dry ingredients and nuts to the wet and stir to combine.
4
Beat the remaining egg whites into soft peaks and fold into the cake batter.
5
Divide the batter evenly between the two cake pans and bake 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool completely before frosting.
6
For the frosting, melt the butter over low heat and stir in brown sugar. Let cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring often.
7
Add the milk and bring to a boil, while continuing to stir often. Remove from heat and let cool to warm.
8
Beat in the powdered sugar and salt. Frost the cake quickly as frosting starts to stiffen as it gets cold.

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Dec 1st 2021

This looks so good! Can it be frozen?

- Louann

Dorothy Lane Market says:

We wouldn't recommend freezing this one. Thanks for reaching out!

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