BANANA COCONUT FROSTING

 

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Ingredients

  • 9 tablespoons (1 stick + 1 tablespoon) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup mashed bananas
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet.
  • Stir in coconut and pecans.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until coconut is golden brown, about 8 minutes.
  • Cool before adding to the frosting.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine the bananas, lemon juice, and vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl beat the cream cheese and remaining stick of butter with an electric mixer on medium speed.
  • Add the sugar, then the banana mixture. Blend well.
  • Add the coconut-pecan mixture. Mix until incorporated.

Notes

This is my own recipe. Makes enough frosting for 30

cupcakes.

Categories: Dessert  Frosting  Mixer  Stove 

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