Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Honey Frosting

 This recipe is from’s web site. They have some good recipes on their site as well as the cooking items for sale. I had just enough sour cream and cream cheese left from another recipe to make this today. 
 The frosting is not as sweet as it might sound. There is not a whole  lot of powdered sugar in it  so that cuts the sweetness down. However, it also makes for a softer frosting. Next time I will make it earlier and keep it in the fridge to set a little better. However, my kitchen was warm so that did make it softer.
 Everyone asked for it again so next time I have a overripe banana I will make this instead of banana bread.
Banana Cake Bars with Cream Cheese Honey Frosting
1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup (4 ounces) sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 medium-size ripe banana, mashed (about 1/2 cup)
4 ounces (1/2 block) cream cheese
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons honey
 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8 x 8-inch baking dish and set aside.
In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt until well combined. Set aside.
 In a medium bowl, using an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 1 to 2 minutes. Add egg and mix well. Add sour cream and vanilla and continue mixing until well blended. 
 Add dry ingredients, about 1/3 at a time, beating at lowest speed briefly with each addition until dry ingredients are just barely incorporated. Fold in mashed banana by hand and stir until blended. Pour into greased baking dish and bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and center springs back to touch. Set aside to cool.

Meanwhile, to make frosting, beat cream cheese and butter together in a bowl until smooth and creamy. Add powdered sugar and beat until sugar is absorbed. Add vanilla and honey and continue beating until frosting is smooth. Once cake has cooled, frost in pan, slice and serve.

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