Butter Pecan Banana Cake

Butter Pecan Banana Cake

1/2 cup mashed bananas
1 (18.25 ounce) box yellow cake mix
1 small box butter pecan flavored instant pudding
4 eggs
1 cup water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup finely chopped nuts (optional)

1 tablespoon hot milk
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
Few drops lemon or vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10-inch Bundt pan.

Blend all ingredients in large mixer bowl. Beat for 4 minutes at medium speed. Pour into prepared Bundt pan. Bake for 50 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly pressed and pulls away from sides of pan. Do not under-bake.

Top with glaze and sliced bananas.

Glaze: Mix hot milk into confectioners’ sugar. Add a few drops of lemon or vanilla extract. Mix well.