Banana Cream Cake
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5 from 3 votes

Banana Cream Cake

A delicious white cake filled with banana pudding and frosted with a fluffy vanilla buttercream.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 slices
Calories: 685kcal
Author: Tornadough Alli

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

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In bowl mix together your flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt and whisk until combined, set aside.
  • In another bowl beat together your butter and sugar until fluffy, add in your eggs 1 at a time until blended
  • Mix in your vanilla.
  • Alternate adding your dry ingredients and milk into your wet ingredients.
  • Place in 3 8" or 9" prepared cake pans and bake for about 20 minutes or until golden and they spring back.
  • Remove from oven and turn onto cooling racks to fully cool.
  • Meanwhile to make frosting, in large bowl beat your butter until light and fluffy.
  • Blend in your extracts and then add in your powdered sugar 1 cup at a time.
  • 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.
  • Add about 1/3 of your buttercream to a piping bag with tip cut off.
  • Place one layer of your cake on a turntable and then pipe a damn of frosting around the outside of the layer about 1" thick.
  • Spread half of your prepared pudding in the center and then top with another layer of cake and gently press down, repeat with damn and other half of your frosting.
  • Top with last layer of cake and then spread frosting around the top and sides of your cake until covered, reserving about 1 1/2 cups of your frosting for decorating if desired.
  • Take your crushed vanilla wafers and add some to your hand and press up the sides of the cake until it is covered.
  • Pipe the remaining frosting on top and sides of cake.
  • Keep refrigerated.

Nutrition

Calories: 685kcal | Carbohydrates: 89g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 540mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 68g | Vitamin A: 1050IU | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1mg