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20-MINUTE BANANA-NUT CAKE Recipe

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This recipe for 20-MINUTE BANANA-NUT CAKE, by , is from The Cousins' Heritage Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Wells
Added: Wednesday, August 19, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sifted flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 sticks butter
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda, dissolved in
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 cup nuts
2 eggs
1 cup mashed bananas

Icing:
1 stick butter
4 tablespoons milk
1/2 cup mashed bananas
1 box powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Cake:
Mix together flour, sugar and brown sugar. In saucepan bring butter and water to a boil. Pour over flour mixture and mix thoroughly. Add remaining ingredients; put in greased jelly roll pan. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes.

Icing:
Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil. Add remaining ingredients. Pour over warm, not hot, cake.
This cake gets better the longer it sets.

 

 

 

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