Banana Yogurt Cake

Banana Yogurt Cake

Banana Yogurt Cake

12 pieces

Time to make:
100 minutes

Calories per Servings:
Not Available


3/4 cup butter
1 1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 cup mashed ripe banana
2 cup cake flour, sifted
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
8 oz banana flavored yogurt
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup flaked coconut
Banana Flavored Syrup:

2/3 cup water
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup creme de banana
Creamy Nut Filling:

1/2 cup sugar
2 tbsp flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup half-and-half
2 tbsp butter
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
1 tsp vanilla extract
White Snow Frosting:

1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup butter
1 egg white
1/2 tsp coconut extract
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2 cup confectioner’s sugar, sifted


Cream butter in a large mixing bowl at medium speed of an electric
mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add
banana; beat well
Combine flour, baking powder, soda and salt in a medium bowl. Add flour
mixture to cream mixture alternately with yogurt, beginning and ending
with flour mixture. Mix after each addition. Stir in pecans and vanilla
Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 9″ round cake pans. Sprinkle 1/2
c coconut evenly over batter in each cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for
30 to 35 minutes. Let cake layers cool in pans for 10 minutes. Carefully
remove cake layers from pans and let cool completely on wire racks
Place one cake layer, coconut side down, on a serving plate. Brush with
Banana Flavored Syrup on top. Spread top cake layer with Creamy Nut
Filling. Top remaining layer coconut side up. Spread White Snow Frosting
on sides and 1″ around top edge of cake, leaving center unfrosted
Banana Flavored Syrup: Combine water and sugar in a saucepan, bring to a
boil and let simmer until sugar dissolves. Cool and add creme de banana
Creamy Nut Filling: Combine sugar, flour, salt, half-and-half and butter
in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until
mixture is thick and creamy
Remove saucepan from heat, and stir in chopped pecans and vanilla. Cool
White Snow Frosting: Combine shortening, butter, egg white and extracts
in a medium mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until
Gradually add sifted sugar to cream mixture, beating at medium speed
until frosting reaches spreading consistency.

Banana Yogurt Cake

Banana Yogurt Cake

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