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Saved 11/10/07 to Cupcake Central

Better Than Banana Cream Pie Cupcake


Makes 24 cupcakes

Ingredients

Cupcakes
• 2 1/2 cups flour
• 1 Tbsp. baking soda
• 1 tsp. cinnamon
• 1/8 tsp. salt
• 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
• 1 cup granulated sugar
• 3/4 cup packed lightbrown sugar
• 2 large eggs
• 1 tsp. vanilla extract
• 4 very ripe bananas, mashed
• 2/3 cup plain yogurt
• 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Filling
• 1 package instant banana pudding
• 2 cups milk
• 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Frosting
• 1 package instant vanilla pudding
• 1 cup milk
• 1 tsp. vanilla extract
• 8-oz. container extra-creamy whipped topping
• 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar

Garnish
• 2 cups crushed cinnamon graham crackers
• banana slices (optional)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners. In large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside. In another large bowl, with electric mixer, cream butter with granulated sugar and brown sugar until light. Add eggs, one at a time, then vanilla. Add flour mixture alternately with -bananas and yogurt, mixing on low speed just until moistened. Batter will be lumpy; do not overmix. Gently fold in chopped walnuts.

2. Fill each muffin cup about three-quarters full. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean. Cool cupcakes 5 minutes in pan, then remove cupcakes to wire rack to cool completely.

3. Meanwhile, prepare filling and frosting. Mix banana pudding with milk according to package directions, adding vanilla. Chill for at least 30 minutes. For frosting, mix vanilla pudding with milk and vanilla; fold in whipped topping and confectioners’ sugar until frosting is creamy. Chill for at least 30 minutes to set.

4. Once cupcakes are cool, insert a paring knife into top of each cupcake, making a small hole in the center. Spoon filling mixture into a zip-top plastic bag. Snip off a small corner of the bottom. Squeeze about 1 Tbsp. filling into the hole in the top of each cupcake. Swirl frosting on top of each cupcake; sprinkle with graham-cracker crumbs. Top each with banana slices as desired. Keep chilled.

Danielle2728663 Danielle2728663 2 years 17 weeks
The directions mentioned yogurt! But there ius no mention of it in the ingredients. Im in the middle of making this know. Oh this sucks!!! Well no yogurt is going in it because im not sure how much and dont want to waste the batter.
aja-washington aja-washington 3 years 33 weeks
can you line the cupcake with graham crackers or would that be too much?
christinapeeples christinapeeples 5 years 46 weeks
yummy! ive never had anything like this so im kinda interested but it looks delicious :p
fragiletearz fragiletearz 6 years 44 weeks
yeah quick & simple, Allrecipes, the take home Chef and Kraftfoods.com are my favorite recipe sites.
Jinx Jinx 6 years 44 weeks
OMG! TO Die For! They look great, I bet they taste amazing!
Twinkle1 Twinkle1 6 years 44 weeks
Quick & Simple has lots of good recipes.
jennifer76 jennifer76 6 years 44 weeks
Oh good! I love it when people post recipes they've made and they can offer some insight into what works and what didn't. Otherwise, it's just a regular old recipe like you can find anywhere. And believe me you...I'm always finding them everywhere!!! :feedme:
fragiletearz fragiletearz 6 years 44 weeks
no no mine weren't quite as pretty as this picture...I'm still learning...But I did finally make these.
LaylaCams LaylaCams 6 years 44 weeks
Hey? Welcome.
JennaV JennaV 6 years 44 weeks
:medal: Thanks!
LaylaCams LaylaCams 6 years 44 weeks
You made these!? Wow your camera takes great pictures!
fragiletearz fragiletearz 6 years 44 weeks
I made them yesterday I officially say they are.
audreystar audreystar 6 years 44 weeks
your cupcakes look so yummy!
fragiletearz fragiletearz 6 years 44 weeks
I would say it's for a somewhat seasoned baker...But I made them and I am just learning to bake sooo and they taste like a banana cream pie...No joke
JennaV JennaV 6 years 44 weeks
These look divine! How did they taste? Was it complicated to make?
rothchild rothchild 6 years 44 weeks
i am DEFINITELY making these
fragiletearz fragiletearz 6 years 44 weeks
Thanks
curleyjo84 curleyjo84 6 years 44 weeks
ohh they look wonderful.
books-and-shoes books-and-shoes 6 years 44 weeks
Oh my! These sound divine!!
GirlC GirlC 6 years 44 weeks
Wow - these look good.
fragiletearz fragiletearz 6 years 44 weeks
not yet, but it's on my list.
audreystar audreystar 6 years 45 weeks
have you made this?
LaylaCams LaylaCams 6 years 45 weeks
Holy yums!