Saturday, July 17, 2010

Banana Cupcakes

Banana Cupcakes

Added by Bakerella on August 17, 2009 in CupcakesDesserts
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 15 Minutes
Servings 12Difficulty Easy


  • 1-¾ cup All-purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt
  • ½ cups Unsalted Butter, Room Temperature
  • ¾ cups Sugar
  • 1 whole Large Ripe Banana (or Almost 1 Cup)
  • 2 whole Eggs Room Temperature
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • ½ cups Whole Milk, Room Temperature
  • _____
  • Creamy Cream Cheese Frosting
  • ½ cups Butter, Room Temperature
  • 8 ounces, weight Cream Cheese, Room Temperature
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 box Or 1 Lb. Confectioners Sugar
  • Yellow Icing Color To Tint

Preparation Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cupcake tray with 12 baking cups.
Sift together flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl with a wire whisk.
Cream butter and sugar in a mixer for about four minutes.
Add banana and mix until combined.
Add eggs and vanilla and mix until combined.
Add half the flour in three additions alternating with milk in two additions. Scrape down the sides with each addition.
Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until done.
Creamy Cream Cheese Frosting:
Cream butter and cream cheese in mixer until thoroughly combined
Add vanilla. Then Add sugar in small batches until combined and creamy.
Add a small amount of buttercup yellow icing color to frosting and mix.
Refrigerate leftover cupcakes.

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