Sunday, August 30, 2009

Frosted Banana Pecan Cakes

Moist and tender cake with pecans and cream cheese frosting.
 simple bar cake that can easily be adapted just by adding your favorite nuts, chocolate and frosting.

1/2 cup butter
2 cups sugar
3 large eggs
1 1/2 cups mashed banana
2 teaspoons of banana rum, or regular rum or banana extract if not available
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
pinch of salt
Cream sugar and butter together, beating around 3 to 4 minutes. Beat in eggs and banana's along with flavoring. Mix well. Pour in to a 15x10 inch x 1 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees till brown and set around 25 minutes. Cool completely.

1/2 cup butter
1 8 oz package of cream cheese
4 cups of confectionery sugar
2 teaspoons of banana flavored extract or banana rum or regular rum
Cream together till smooth in mixing bowl. Spread over cooled bars.
Top with whole pecans. Makes 3 dozen.
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