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Banoffee Cupcakes

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 18 minutes
  • Total Time: 43 minutes
  • Yield: 12-14 Cupcakes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


I’ve been quite excited to share these Banoffee Cupcakes with you! I almost couldn’t wait. A banana filled cupcake is topped with a thin layer of dulce de leche, then finished off with dulce de leche icing! They’re so delicious and fun – you have to make them!



  • 1 2/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup salted butter, room temperature
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup mashed ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup milk


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup dulce de leche
  • 12 tbsp water or milk
  • banana chips, if desired for garnish



1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking soda and baking powder in a large mixing bowl.
3. Add butter, egg white, egg, vanilla, mashed bananas and milk and mix on medium speed just until smooth. Do not over mix.
4. Fill cupcake liners a little more than half way.
5. Bake 18-20 minutes.
6. Allow to cool for 1 minute, then remove to cooling rack to finish cooling.


1. Combine butter and shortening and mix until smooth.
2. Add 2 cups of powdered sugar and mix until smooth.
3. Add dulce de leche and mix until smooth.
4. Add remaining powdered sugar and mix until smooth.
5. Add water or milk, if needed, until desired consistency is reached.
6. Spread a thin layer of dulce de leche on top of each cupcake.
6. Top cupcakes with icing and banana chips, if desired.


The shortening in the icing can be replaced with butter, if you prefer.


  • Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
  • Calories: 500
  • Sugar: 51.9 g
  • Sodium: 137 mg
  • Fat: 25.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 65.7 g
  • Protein: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 61.8 mg

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