Peanut Butter Banana Cake Recipe
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Peanut Butter Banana Cake Recipe

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I've had this well-worm recipe for as long as I've been married. I often make it for potluck functions. The ladies love it, but the heavy texture is a real favorite with men.—Lee Deneau, Lansing, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:12-15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12-15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (2 to 3 medium)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 352 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 241 mg sodium, 62 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in bananas and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
  2. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. For frosting, in a small bowl, beat peanut butter, milk and vanilla until blended; gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth. Spread over cake. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Originally published as Peanut Butter Banana Cake in Reminisce September/October 2005, p 49

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 352 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 241 mg sodium, 62 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 29, 2013

GREAT RECIPE!!! We love it, I have made it many, many times, my grand kids especially love it.

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Reviewed Oct. 7, 2013

My family & I didn't really like the combination of the peanut butter & banana. I wound up throwing it out.

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Reviewed Sep. 16, 2013

Loved this recipe. I added chopped nuts and a few choc. chips and it was FABULOUS!!!

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Reviewed May. 30, 2013

My family loves this recipe.I have made this several times.

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Reviewed Nov. 29, 2012

ABSOLUTLY AWESOME... Made it for the Boy Scout mtg. It was so good and moist. Everyone loved it. Asked me for the recipe. All of it gone!

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