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5 from 2 votes

Banana Cupcakes

These deliciously moist banana cupcakes pair perfectly with a homemade cream cheese frosting and are topped with fresh banana.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Cupcakes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Banana Cupcakes
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 541kcal
Author: Julie of CookedbyJulie.com

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 3 bananas pureed
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Bake the oven to 350 degrees
  • Sift the cake flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, set aside
  • Mash the bananas using a fork or food processor
  • Mix the softened unsalted butter and sugar for about 1 minutes using a stand mixer or hand held mixer
  • Add the eggs, vanilla extract, flour mixture, buttermilk, and pureed bananas to the sugar mixture and mix until well incorporated, careful not to over mix.
  • Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling them about 3/4 full.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until fully cooked through
  • Cool cupcakes completely before frosting
  • To make the frosting, mix the cream cheese and butter for about 3 minutes
  • Add the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract and mix for about 3 minutes on high speed
  • Using a piping bag frost your cooled cupcakes and enjoy

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Nutrition

Calories: 541kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 221mg | Potassium: 183mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 57g | Vitamin A: 820IU | Vitamin C: 1.9mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 0.5mg