Banana Bread Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Recipe type: Dessert
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For the Cupcakes
  • 2 Super Ripe Bananas, mashed
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1¾ Cup Flour
  • 1½ Cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1½ tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Walnuts (optional)
  • ½ Cup Oil
  • ¼ Cup plus 1 Tbsp Buttermilk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
For the Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 3 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • Splash of Milk if Needed
Make the Cupcakes
  1. Preheat the oven to 325°
  2. Line a muffin pan with cupcake wrappers. This recipe will make at least 12 cupcakes.
  3. Combine all ingredients in the bowl of a stand mixer and mix to combine.
  4. Fill wells of the cupcake pan ¾ of the way full and cook for about 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Remove cupcakes from the pan and allow them to cool completely on a cooking rack.
Make the Frosting
  1. Beat cream cheese in the bowl of a stand mixer until smooth
  2. Slowly add powdered sugar ⅓ at a time until it’s all mixed in
  3. Add vanilla and a splash of milk if the frosting is too stiff.
  4. Once the cupcakes are cooled, put the frosting in a large zip-top bag and cut off the bottom corner to make a quick pastry bag. Swirl the frosting on the cupcakes and enjoy!
Recipe by Jason's Cooking at