Banana Baby Birthday Smash Cake
 
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Serves: 12
INGREDIENTS
FOR THE CAKE:
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup quick oats
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup oil
  • ¼ cup plain applesauce {unsweetened}
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large bananas, mashed
FOR THE FROSTING:
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1.5 packages (12oz) cream cheese
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • food coloring
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 325°F and grease three 5 inch cake pans, set aside.
  2. Put the quick oats in a blender, process for a few minutes until pulverized.
  3. In a large bowl, combine all the dry ingredients, excluding the sugar. Stir to combine and set aside.
  4. In a different bowl, whip sugar, oil and applesauce together. Stir in eggs, vanilla and mashed banana. Slowly incorporate the dry ingredients into the wet until just combined.
  5. Divide batter amongst cake pans and bake for about 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted. Cool completely.
  6. To make the frosting, whip butter with an electric mixer for about 2 minutes, add milk and powdered sugar. Keep whipping until it becomes creamy, for about 3 minutes. Add the cream cheese and whip until fluffy, 5 minutes. Add food coloring and whip until incorporated.
  7. Layer, frost and decorate the cake with sprinkles.
Recipe by Sugary & Buttery at http://www.sugaryandbuttery.com/2015/06/banana-baby-birthday-smash-cake.html