Note: I pureed the banana very well in the food processor (rather than leaving it semi-chunky like I usually do for banana bread). I think it helped achieve a processed, fine texture like Sara Lee’s.
Sara Lee’s Iced Banana Cake 9 x 13″ pan | Bite Me Cookbook
2 1/2 cups flour 2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup butter 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 2/3 cup buttermilk 4 ripe bananas, mashed 2 tsp lemon juice
Icing: 1/4 cup butter 1 mashed banana 1/2 tsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp vanilla 3 1/2 cups icing sugar
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9×13″ pan. Combine flour, baking soda and salt.
2. Cream butter, sugar, brown sugar together. Add eggs one at a time then vanilla. Alternate adding flour and buttermilk until combined. Stir in mashed bananas and lemon juice. Pour into greased pan.
3. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan.
4. Icing: Beat butter, bananas and lemon juice until combined. Add icing sugar until smooth consistency is reached. Spread onto fully cooled cake.
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