Once again, brown-spotted bananas have taken over my fruit basket.
Some weeks, my kids can’t get enough of them and eat 2 or 3 bananas a day. Other weeks, the bananas sit there for so long that the bananas turn dark brown and start to shrivel up.
Unfortunately, I am not much help when it comes to the banana eating in our home. I don’t like bananas much (except for when they are covered in ice cream, peanut butter, or chocolate . . . which kind of defeats the purpose of eating a “healthy” food Ha ha).
So when they start to go brown, I snatch them up and find a yummy recipe to make with them.
One of my cute friends from my childhood posted a similar recipe on her blog, which inspired me to try my own take on a banana cake.
The results were awesome- and the butterscotch glaze that goes on top is TO. DIE. FOR. I pretty much just ate it straight out of the mixing bowl.
It just came to my head and I tried it, and it was amazing. Best frosting I have ever made from scratch.
what is the best way to store this cake?
I love this recipe, and my family does as well, that we usually don’t have any leftover. However, if you do have some leftover, the best way to store it, is putting it in the fridge.
We recommend placing it in an air tight storage container, and putting it in the fridge.
If you aren’t going to eat it for more than a week, we recommend freezing it. Again the best way to freeze it is placing it in an airtight storage container and putting it in the freezer.
It will last nicely in the freezer for about 2 weeks, and in the fridge, about 3-5 days.
To thaw it, we recommend placing it in the fridge overnight and serving it the next day. You could also give it a little microwave to make it taste like it is fresh out of the oven. It is delicious both cold and warm.
can i make this in a 9×13 inch pan?
For this recipe, I have only made it in the form of a bunt cake, however, you could easily switch it up and make it using a 9×13 inch pan. You may need to adjust the cooking time, and lower the temperature a bit, since it won’t be as thick, and will probably cook a little faster.
banana cake add ins:
This cake is delicious as is with the butterscotch chips. However if you don’t like butterscotch, here are a few add ins we highly recommend:
- M & M’s
- Peanut Butter Chips
- Chocolate Chips
- Walnuts or pecans
- Cream cheese swirls
watch how to make another banana favorite, here:
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