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Banana Butter Frosting

Rated as 4.35 out of 5 Stars

"Grandma Lottie's recipe for delicious banana frosting. This recipe produces enough frosting to frost the top and sides of 8- to 9-inch layer cakes. So easy and so yummy!"
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10 m servings 2215
Original recipe yields 1 servings (8 servings)


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  1. Beat banana and lemon juice in a bowl with an electric hand mixer set to Low until completely mixed.
  2. Beat butter into the banana mixture until creamy.
  3. Beat confectioners' sugar into the banana mixture in small batches, beating continually, until entirely integrated into a light and fluffy frosting.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 2215 calories; 46.8 463.1 1.7 122 332 Full nutrition

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A nice change for all sorts of cupcakes - chocolate, banana, vanilla, peanut butter. Thanks for the recipe Mrs A.

Most helpful critical review

Followed directions to cream everything first, then add banana. Tasty but stuff NEVER got thick. I even chilled, frosted then chilled again... so sloppy. Tasty, but too sloppy. Maybe good fo...

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A nice change for all sorts of cupcakes - chocolate, banana, vanilla, peanut butter. Thanks for the recipe Mrs A.

Love this recipe. However I did add in some vanilla and an 8 ounce block of cream cheese to mine and it was amazing. Thank you for posting this.

Like this recipe. It has only a slight taste of banana. The consitance was thin but after I had refidgerated it for a while it was fine. The next time I make this I will whip the butter first...

To those who may think there is not enough banana in it, there is a simple solution. Add more banana. I had to say that because people complain about these sort of things a lot.

It was good but I would add a little more banana to bump up the flavor

Mine never thickened up and was more like a glaze then frosting. Will try again and maybe not let me bananas get as ripe. The flavor was good though and everyone enjoyed what little did stay on ...

Great recipe! I did add some vanilla and 3 TBSP of cocoa powder and used less sugar (judging the consistency as I mixed it).

Perfect for the banana cake I’d made. Didn’t need a full batch, but was easy to cut in half. Loved it just as written!

great recipe. family loved it.