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Banana Nut Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stephanie Davis
Added: Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake~
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 cup mashed ripe banana
1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Frosting~
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Dash salt
2 to 2-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
Additional chopped pecans, optional

Directions:
Directions:
In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture, beating just until combined. Fold in banana and pecans.
Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
In a small mixing bowl, cream butter. Beat in the milk, vanilla, salt and enough confectioners' sugar to achieve spreading consistency. Stir in toasted pecans. Frost cake. Garnish with additional pecans if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
9

 

 

 

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