Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Banana Sour Cream Cake


Don't be frightened by the sour cream in this cake. You can't even taste it!


Ingredients:
1 pkg. (2 layer size) yellow cake mix
3 eggs
1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 3 bananas)
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup oil
1 pkg. (8oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1 pkg (16oz) powdered sugar (about 4 cups)
1 cup walnut pieces, finely chopped


Directions:

HEAT oven to 350°F. Beat cake mix, eggs, bananas, sour cream and oil with mixer on low until moistened, scraping bottom of bowl often. Beat on medium 2 min. Pour into greased and floured 13x9-inch pan.

BAKE 35 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake completely in pan on wire rack.

BEAT cream cheese and butter with mixer on medium until blended. Gradually add sugar, beating well after each addition.

REMOVE cake from pan. Carefully cut cake crosswise in half using serrated knife. Place 1 cake half, top-side down, on plate; spread top with frosting. Top with remaining cake half, top side up. Frost top and sides. Press nuts onto sides. Refrigerate leftovers.

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