Mickey Rooney's Caribbean Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe

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Mickey Rooney's Caribbean Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe
Caribbean Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting
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Caribbean Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

"A sweet cake to present to family or friends, who come over for a visit." — Jay Christian, author of Hollywood Celebrity Recipes.

Ready in
50 m
6
Servings
566
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
One 9 by 9 cake

Ingredients

For the cake

  • 1/2 Cup butter
  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 well-beaten egg
  • 1 Teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 Cups ripe, mashed banana
  • 1/3 Cup buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 Cup sifted cake flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 Cups sugar

For the frosting

  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/8 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 Cup icing sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon orange juice
  • 2 Tablespoons peanut butter

Directions

For the cake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Combine beaten egg, banana, milk and vanilla. Add sifted dry ingredients alternately to creamed mixture — stirring lightly after each ingredient.

Pour into a buttered nine by nine pan. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes. Cool.

For the frosting

Cream butter, peanut butter and salt. Add sugar alternately with juices, then add vanilla. Beat until smooth and creamy. Ice cake.

Caribbean Shopping Tip

Caribbean recipes Incorporate fresh seafood paired with spicy flavors and bright native fruits.

Caribbean Cooking Tip

Caribbean cooking is typically on the spicier side and made with fresh, bright ingredients.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
23g
36%
Sugar
55g
N/A
Saturated Fat
13g
65%
Cholesterol
78mg
26%
Protein
6g
12%
Carbs
86g
29%
Vitamin A
176µg
20%
Vitamin B12
0.1µg
2.2%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
8%
Vitamin C
6mg
9%
Vitamin D
0.5µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
1mg
6%
Vitamin K
2µg
2%
Calcium
92mg
9%
Fiber
2g
6%
Folate (food)
33µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
113µg
28%
Folic acid
47µg
N/A
Iron
3mg
16%
Magnesium
26mg
6%
Monounsaturated
7g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
16%
Phosphorus
162mg
23%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
215mg
6%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
14.8%
Sodium
399mg
17%
Sugars, added
49g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
22.3%
Trans
0.8g
N/A
Zinc
0.6mg
3.8%

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