3 very ripe bananas , mashed
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 extra large eggs, room temperature
1/2 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
zest from one large orange
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 kosher salt
1/2 cup toasted , chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 9×2 inch round cake pan.
In a bowl of electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment , mix bananas, sugars on low speed until combined.
With the mixer on low, add oil, eggs, sour cream, vanilla, and zest. Mix until smooth.
In a separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. With mixer on low, add dry ingredients and mix
just until combined. Stir in nuts. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan for 15 minutes, turn out on cooling rack, cool completely.
Goat Cheese Frosting
12 oz. fresh goat cheese, room temp.
6 oz, whipped cream cheese, room temp.
1 cup powdered sugar
In a stand mixer beat cheeses for 5 minutes to create fluffy texture. Add powdered sugar and mix well for 4 minutes.
Frost the top of banana cake and garnish with toasted walnuts.