Banana Frosting

This scrumptious banana buttercream frosting is the perfect addition to Cupcake Wars winner Doron Petersan's Chocolate Seltzer Cupcake.

Makes frosting for 12–18 cupcakes

What You Need:

1½ cups non-hydrogenated vegetable shortening
¾ cup non-hydrogenated margarine
1 tablespoon soy lecithin
1 teaspoon banana compound ¾ cup mashed banana, fresh (about 1 large banana)
3½ cups powdered sugar

What You Do:

1. In bowl of a stand mixer, whip shortening, margarine, lecithin, banana compound, and fresh bananas until completely combined. Scrape bottom of bowl to ensure all ingredients are mixed thoroughly.

2. On low speed, slowly add sugar. Once sugar is incorporated, mix on medium-high speed until all ingredients are combined and frosting is fluffy, about 2 minutes. Put frosting into a pastry bag and cut 1/2-inch off tip.

More Recipes

Sweet Potato Pie Tacos

A cinnamon-laced sweet potato filling and candied pecans come together in this delicious dessert taco.
Read More »

Raw Holiday Pomegranate Salad

Nature’s juicy little rubies are high in fiber and antioxidants, helping you stay healthy and feel light during winter.
Read More »

Toasted Marshmallow-Pecan Milkshake

Love milkshakes as much as we do? This is the king of them all.
Read More »

Sweet Potato Soup with Ginger and Vanilla

Combine simple ingredients for an autumnal soup that’ll have everyone giving thanks.
Read More »

Seitan Wellington with Creamy Spinach Sauce

Celebrate Thanksgiving with this veganized version of a traditional holiday meal.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »