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Spicy Banana Bars w Lemon Icing (Stella & Joyce Sauter) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jan Loewe
Added: Sunday, August 24, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 C flour
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 C sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp cloves
1/4 tsp allspice
1/4 C shortning
1/3 C mashed banana (I like a little more-a large banana)
1 egg
1/4 C milk
1/3 C nuts, chopped (optional)

Icing:
2 tsp melted butter
1 tsp hot water
2 tsp lemon juice
1 C powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Measure and sift dry ingredients. Beat shortning and banana for 2 minutes; add egg and beat 1 minute more. Add milk alternately with dry ingredients. Blend well. Stir in nuts, if using. Bake in 9 x 13 pan at 350 degrees for 20 - 25 minutes.

Frost while still slightly warm.
I double the recipe for a nice cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Joyce entered this recipe of Stella's in the "Green Giant Girls" cookbook - about 1959 or 60!

 

 

 

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