Cakes

Banana Poppy Seed Cake With Banana Buttercream Frosting

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I do not bake many cakes, layer or otherwise because I find them too intimidating and a huge sugar commitment if there is not lots other people to share them with and a big reason to celebrate. When my kids were little I always baked and decorated their birthday cakes. However, I hardly ever made them from scratch, or for reasons other than a birthday celebration. Back in the day, Betty Crocker and Duncan Heinz were two of my closest friends! Over the past few years, I've been seeing the

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For the cake:

4 large overripe, peeled bananas
*Note ~ I like to freeze mine (peels on) when they are past their prime. This way I always have overripe bananas on hand for baking.
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 cups all purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 large eggs
1 stick of butter, melted
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons poppy seeds
2 ~ 8" round cake pans that have prepared with baking spray

For the frosting:
1 1/2 pounds of powdered sugar
3 overripe bananas, peeled (see above note)
1 stick butter, softened to room temperature
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups chopped macadamia nuts
*Note ~ I like to freeze my bananas (peels on) when they are past their prime. This way I always have overripe bananas on hand for baking. -Preheat oven to 350 degrees. -In a large bowl combine all of the...
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Nutritions

Calories
510

Sodium
159mg
6% DV

Fat
31g
48% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
53g
18% DV

Fiber
3g
13% DV