BANANA CREAM CAKE

Utterly delicious this Banana Cream Cake is layered with banana pudding and sweet buttercream making this cake a great option to satisfy your sweet tooth!
Utterly delicious this Banana Cream Cake is layered with banana pudding and sweet buttercream making this cake a great option to satisfy your sweet tooth!

Ingredients
Cake:
  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup milk
  • Instant Banana Pudding prepared

Frosting:
  • 1 lb butter
  • 4 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp almond extract
  • 6-7 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4-1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
  • Bananas and vanilla wafers for decoration optional

Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In bowl mix together your flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt and whisk until combined, set aside.
  3. In another bowl beat together your butter and sugar until fluffy, add in your eggs 1 at a time until blended
  4. Mix in your vanilla.
  5. Alternate adding your dry ingredients and milk into your wet ingredients.
  6. Place in 3 8" or 9" prepared cake pans and bake for about 20 minutes or until golden and they spring back.
  7. Remove from oven and turn onto cooling racks to fully cool.
  8. Meanwhile to make frosting, in large bowl beat your butter until light and fluffy.
  9. Blend in your extracts and then add in your powdered sugar 1 cup at a time.
  10. Once sugar is added add in your milk slowly until you reach your desired consistency and continue to beat on high for about 5 minutes to fluff up.