Banana Cake with White Chocolate Macadamia Frosting Recipe

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Banana Cake with White Chocolate Macadamia Frosting
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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Place 12 cupcake liners into a cupcake pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the white sugar and butter. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, pudding mix and baking powder. Then add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Pour in the buttermilk and stir until the batter is smooth. Stir in the mashed banana. Pour or spoon the batter into the cupcake liners in the cupcake pan. Bake until the cake springs back to the touch, 18 to 20 minutes. Test cake doneness approximately 15 minutes into baking time. Cool.
  3. To assemble: Frost the cooled cupcakes with the Buttercream Frosting. Roll the cupcake tops and sides in the macadamia nuts.
  4. Buttercream Frosting:
  5. Slowly combine the butter into the confectioners' sugar, 1/2 cup at a time. After well incorporated, add white chocolate and vanilla. Whip well until light and fluffy.
  6. This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. The Food Network Kitchens have not tested it for home use, therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 488.53 Kcal (2045 kJ)
Calories from fat 135.33 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.04g 23%
Cholesterol 58.86mg 20%
Sodium 44.66mg 2%
Potassium 213.44mg 5%
Total Carbs 88.4g 29%
Sugars 71.4g 286%
Dietary Fiber 1.67g 7%
Protein 3.65g 7%
Vitamin C 0.9mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 57mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 361.03 Kcal (1512 kJ)
Calories from fat 100.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.11g 23%
Cholesterol 43.5mg 20%
Sodium 33mg 2%
Potassium 157.73mg 5%
Total Carbs 65.32g 29%
Sugars 52.76g 286%
Dietary Fiber 1.23g 7%
Protein 2.7g 7%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 0.4mg 3%
Calcium 42.1mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.7
  • 14

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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