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Triple-Layer Banana Cake Recipe
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Triple-Layer Banana Cake Recipe

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A year-round family favorite, the recipe for this moist layer cake was passed on to me by my mother. My grandchildren can't keep their fingers out of the icing, which tastes just like peanut butter fudge.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
MAKES:12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • FROSTING:
  • 6 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 5-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 8 to 10 tablespoons 2% milk
  • Peanut halves, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 583 calories, 18 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 498 mg sodium, 102 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. 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 the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition.
  2. Pour into three greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. For frosting, in a large bowl, beat the peanut butter and butter until smooth. Beat in confectioners' sugar and enough milk to achieve spreading consistency. Frost between layers and over top and sides of cake. Garnish with peanuts if desired. Yield: 14 servings.
Originally published as Triple-Layer Banana Cake in Country Woman May/June 2003, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 583 calories, 18 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 498 mg sodium, 102 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 18, 2010

The perfect balance of sweet banana flavor and peanut butter richness.

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Reviewed Feb. 18, 2008

Only tried the cake part; don't really like peanut butter. Cake tasted just like banana bread; not what I was hoping for, but good.

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