Banana Honey Cake
Recipe type: Desserts
Serves: 1 cake
  • Cake:
  • 1 Cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1 Cup Quaker oats, uncooked (quick or old-fashioned)
  • 3/4 Cup butter; soft
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Cup mashed bananas
  • 1 1/2 Cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • Frosting:
  • 6 ounces cream cheese; soft
  • 2 1/2 Cups sifted confectioners' sugar
  1. For cake, bring honey to a boil in medium-sized saucepan; add 1/2 teaspoon of the soda. Pour over oats; stir to combine. Cover and let stand 10 minutes.
  2. Beat butter until creamy; gradually add sugar, beating until fluffy. Blend in eggs. Add oats mixture and bananas; blend well. Sift together flour, remaining 1/2 teaspoon soda, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture; blend well.
  3. Pour batter into 2 greased and waxed paper-lined 8-inch round cake pans. Bake in preheated moderate oven (350 F.) 30 to 35 minutes. Cool on wire rack about 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool.
  4. For frosting, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beating until frosting is smooth and of spreading consistency. Spread between layers and over top of cake; refrigerate. Just before serving, decorate with banana slices. Makes one 2-layer cake.
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