U Drop Inn Banana Cake

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  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 3/4 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mashed banana

Caramel Icing

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/8 cup milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Cake: Cream together the butter and sugar for cake batter until light and fluffy. Beat eggs lightly and add to creamed mixture, blending well.
  2. Sift together dry ingredients and add alternately with buttermilk and vanilla, beginning and ending with flour. Fold in bananas and stir to blend. Pour batter into 2 greased 8-inch cake pans or a 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes in a preheated 350 degrees F oven. Frost with Caramel Icing.
  3. Caramel Icing: Melt butter in saucepan and add brown sugar. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly for 2 minutes. Add milk and allow to come to a boil. Immediately remove from heat and allow to cool before adding vanilla extract, confectioners' sugar and salt. Beat well and frost cake.