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Banana Layer Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Banana Layer Cake, by , is from NOW WE'RE COOKING, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Judy Olmstead
Added: Sunday, July 10, 2005


2 C sifted cake flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 C margarine
1 1/2 C sugar
1 egg + 1 egg yolk, beaten
1 C mashed bananas
3/4 C buttermilk

Banana Frosting:
1/4 C Crisco or margarine
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla
3 C sifted 10x sugar
1/3 C mashed bananas or 1/4 C milk
Food coloring

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Grease & flour 2 8 inch round pans or 1 9x13 pan.
Measure and sift flour.
Measure dry ingredients and sift with flour three times, set aside.
In a larger bowl cream margarine.
Gradually add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well, then add bananas and beat well.
Add flour mixture to banana mixture alternating with milk. Usually, one-third of each at a time starting with flour mixture.
Beat until smooth. Add vanilla.
Pour batter into pan/pans and bake for 25 minutes. Cool completely and frost.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Judy's mother's recipe.




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