Banana–Cream Cheese Frosting

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    3 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Back in the Day Bakery Made With Love

Back in the Day Bakery Made With Love

By Cheryl Day and Griffith Day

Published 2015

  • About


  • 1 extra-ripe banana
  • One 8-ounce package cream cheese, cut into chunks, at room temperature
  • 4 tabl


In a small saucepan, mash the banana and cook until it becomes liquid and begins to thicken a bit, 3 to 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment (or in a medium mixing bowl, using a handheld mixer), beat the cream cheese, butter, and vanilla on medium speed until smooth and creamy, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the cooled banana and mix until co