Grandma's Banana Cupcakes

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,340
Yield: 1 1/2 dozen


1/2 cup butter
1 3/4 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup sour milk
2 bananas, mashed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 Optional: 1/2 cup chopped pecans
Cream Cheese Frosting:
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt


Grandma's Banana Cupcakes:
Blend butter for 5 minutes, using an electric mixer on medium speed. Slowly add sugar; beat in eggs. Add dry ingredients alternately with milk. Stir in bananas, vanilla and nuts, if using. Fill paper-lined muffin cups 1/2 full. Bake at 350 degrees for 18 to 25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool; frost with Cream Cheese Frosting. Keep refrigerated after frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting:
Blend all ingredients together until spreadable, using an electric mixer on medium speed.

Tip: If an old recipe calls for a cup of sour milk, just stir a teaspoon of white vinegar into a cup of fresh milk and let it stand for a few minutes.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,340
Calories from Fat: 484

This Grandma's Banana Cupcakes recipe is from the Comfort Foods Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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