Banana Buttercream Icing

I've found a new favorite butter cream icing. I'm still shocked how much flavor one ripe banana gave this buttercream icing. It's absolutely delicious. We used it the first time on some amazing Banana Muffin Top Cookies
Author Ammi Embry
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword banana, buttercream, icing, sweet
Servings 1 cake


  • ¼ cup butter - softened
  • ½ cup mashed bananas - about 1 large banana
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 ¼ cups confectioners' sugar
  • yellow food coloring - optional


  • Cream together butter, banana, vanilla, and optional yellow food coloring.
  • Slowly beat in confectioners' sugar, adding more if needed to make a nice fluffy, spreadable icing.


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