Delicious Banana Pudding Cupcakes
Author: Lori
Cupcake Ingredients
  • 2 C flour
  • 1½ C sugar
  • 3½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 3.4 oz box Instant Banana Cream Pudding
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ C of vegetable oil
  • ½ C of water
  • 10 ounce(s) sour cream
  • 1 C smashed bananas
  • Pgk of Vanilla Wafflers
Frosting Ingredients
  • ½ C unsalted sweet cream
  • 2 C powdered sugar
  • 3 tsp of imitation banana extract
  • 2 TBSP heavy whipping cream
Cupcake Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line the cupcake pan.
  3. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Beat the eggs and then add the sugar until creamed.
  5. Add the bananas to the egg and sugar mixture.
  6. Add the sour cream to the bananas, egg and sugar mixture.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Add the oil and water to the sour cream, bananas, egg, and sugar mixture.
  9. Mix the all of the above ingredients to ensure fully combined.
  10. Mix the dry ingredients with the other ingredients.
  11. Mix well.
  12. Place a vanilla wafer in the bottom of each of the lined cupcake tins.
  13. Scoop the batter into the lined cupcake tin until ¾ full.
  14. Bake at 350 for 15-18 minutes.
  15. Cool for 10-15 minutes.
Frosting Instructions
  1. Mix the soft butter with the powdered sugar in a stand mixer until small pebbles appear.
  2. Add the heavy whipping cream.
  3. Mix gently to combine.
  4. Check to see if frosting can form stiff peaks.
  5. If not add ½ C more of powdered sugar.
  6. Mix.
  7. Check for stiff peaks.
  8. If not add another ½ C of powdered sugar.
  9. Mix.
  10. Add 3 tsp of imitation banana extract.
  11. Mix.
  12. Apply frosting to cooled cupcakes by hand or by pastry bag with tip.
  13. Crumble and add additional vanilla wafers to the top of the frosting.
Want a more simple version? Try using a vanilla cake mix (or white with vanilla extract added) and use whip cream from the tub or can as your icing! It won't be the exact same taste but it would work in a time crunch!
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