Banana Split Birthday Cupcakes

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milbysbakery Posted 29 Jul 2014 , 2:15pm
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Banana Cupcakes


3/4 cup all-purpose flour, sifted

3/4 cup cake flour1 ½ tsp baking powder, sifted¼ tsp salt½ tsp ground cinnamon½ tsp ground nutmeg

¼ tsp allspice

8 Tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature1 cup sugar2 eggs, at room temperature1 cup fresh bananas, mashed2 Tbsp honey⅓ cup water


Cream Cheese Frosting


4 Tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature
6 oz cream cheese
4 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted
½ tsp pure vanilla extract



  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF and line a standard cupcake pan.
  2. Sift together the first seven ingredients and set aside.
  3. Beat butter and sugar for 3 minutes, or until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs one at a time, scraping down bowl after each addition.
  5. Add the bananas and honey, and mix slowly until incorporated.
  6. Alternate flour mixture and water, beginning with flour ending with water.
  7. Scoop batter into cups until 3/4 full, and bake for 15 to 18 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool.


  1. For the frosting - Whisk together the butter, cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla in the bowl of an electric mixer for 5 minutes, or until light and airy.  Fill a plastic piping bag fitted with a plain round tip.
  2. Using an apple corer, core out the center of each banana cupcake and fill with hot fudge. (You can squeeze the hot fudge from a squeeze bottle.)
  3. Frost cupcakes and with drizzle of hot fudge, rainbow jimmies, nuts etc. (any favorite sundae topping!), and a cherry on top.

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