Banana Cake with Fudge Frosting

Banana Cake with Fudge Frosting

Homemade cake and frosting? It doesn't get any better!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:50

Hr:Mins

Makes

15

servings

Banana Cake
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup granulated sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
eggs
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup buttermilk
1
cup mashed bananas (about 2 large)
Fudge Frosting
1
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2
cup milk
1/4
cup butter or margarine
2
tablespoons light corn syrup
1
to 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
  1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease bottom and sides of rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches, with shortening. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; set aside.
  2. In large bowl, beat 1 cup sugar and 1 cup butter with electric mixer on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until fluffy. Beat in eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk until smooth. Stir in bananas. Pour into pan.
  3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, mix 1 cup granulated sugar and the cocoa. Stir in milk, 1/4 cup butter and the corn syrup. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently. Boil 3 minutes, stirring occasionally; remove from heat. Beat in powdered sugar and 1 teaspoom vanilla with spoon until smooth and spreadable. Spread Fudge Frosting on cooled cake.
Makes 15 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
You can tightly cover unfrosted or frosted cake and freeze up to 2 months.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 390
    • (Calories from Fat 155),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 290mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 55g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.