Yield: 8 servings
|¼ cup||Flour, all purpose|
|1 pack||Banana pudding mix|
|1 teaspoon||Baking powder|
|3 tablespoons||Butter, softened|
|8 ounces||Cream cheese, softened|
|1 tablespoon||Lime juice|
|½ teaspoon||Run extract|
|\N \N||Bananas slices (optional)|
|\N \N||Lime peel strips (optional)|
Grease bottom and sides of an 8-inch springform pan; place on a baking sheet. In a large mixing bowl stir together flour, pudding mix, and baking powder; add the 12 cup milk, butter and egg. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pan. Slice the 2 bananas; arrange slices atop batter.
In a medium mixing bowl beat cream cheese, sugar, the 2 tablespoons milk, lime juice, and rum extract on medium speed till smooth. Spoon cream cheese mixture over bananas, carefully spreading mixture to cover.
Bake in a 350 oven for 30 to 35 minutes or till center is set. Cool in pan for 15 minutes on a wire rack. Loosen crust from sides of pan.
Cool for 30 minutes more. Cover and chill at least 2 hours before serving. To serve, remove sides of springform pan; garnish cake with additional banana slices and lime peel strips.