Banana Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Recipe type: Dessert
Total time: 
Serves: 32-40
A moist banana cake perfect for using up overripe bananas and feeding a crowd!
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream or buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 very ripe bananas, mashed
  • FROSTING: (if you prefer a thin layer of frosting, cut ingredients in half)
  • 250 g (8oz) cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 4 cups icing sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Lightly grease a 10x15" baking dish, jelly roll pan, or large rimmed cookie sheet.
  2. In large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs, sour cream and vanilla. In separate bowl, whisk together flour, soda and salt. Gradually add dry ingredients to creamed mixture, beating well. Stir in mashed bananas.
  3. Spread mixture into prepared baking pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Place pan on rack to cool completely before frosting.
  4. For frosting, beat together cream cheese, butter and vanilla until smooth. Gradually beat in icing sugar. Spread evenly over cooled bars. Cover and store covered in fridge.
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