Delicious Banana Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting Recipe

Banana Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting Recipe

  • Prep: 45 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Yield: 21 Servings

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/3 cups mashed ripe bananas (2 to 3 medium)
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • FROSTING:
  • 7 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 6 tablespoons shortening
  • 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 cup marshmallow creme
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, combine the eggs, oil, buttermilk and vanilla. Beat into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in bananas and pecans.
  • Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for 20-24 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • For frosting, in a small saucepan, melt chocolate with cream over low heat; stir until blended. Remove from the heat. Transfer to a small bowl; cool until mixture reaches room temperature.
  • In a large bowl, cream shortening and confectioners’ sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in marshmallow creme and vanilla. Add chocolate mixture. Beat until light and fluffy. Frost cupcakes. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.
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4 Responses to Delicious Banana Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting Recipe

  1. Claudia Smigel says:

    love these

  2. Linda Bradshaw says:

    These look so good. I think they would be a hit with my family.

  3. Denise Low says:

    Thank you for sharing your recipe. It looks delicious.

  4. kathy pease says:

    This looks so good and I will have to try out the recipe 🙂

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