Bananas Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
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Serves: 18
  • 1 (18.25oz) pkg yellow cake mix
  • ½ C brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 C water
  • 4 oz neufchâtel cream cheese
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 medium overripe bananas, mashed
  • cinnamon for dusting
  • Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 4 Tbsp butter, softened
  • 4 oz neufatchel cream cheese
  • 3-4 C powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp milk
  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees.
  2. Line muffin tin pan with paper liners; set aside.
  3. In large mixing bowl combine cake mix, brown sugar, and cinnamon; mix.
  4. Add water, cream cheese, oil, and eggs; mix until smooth.
  5. Add bananas; mix in.
  6. Divide batter into prepared pan.
  7. Bake 18-20 minutes or until center springs back with light touch.
  8. Cool completely before frosting.
  9. Cream Cheese Frosting:
  10. In large mixing bowl cream butter and add cream cheese; cream together until smooth.
  11. Add powdered sugar 1 C at a time; mixing with each addition.
  12. Add milk to thin if needed.
  13. Scoop into piping bag using a Wilton 1M star tip to pipe a large star of frosting on the top of each cupcake.
  14. Garnish with dusting of cinnamon.
  15. Serve and Enjoy!
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