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This recipe for Banana Cake, by Marge Bryan, is from Our Mother's Recipes ,
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2 1/2 cups sifted cake flour 1 2/3 cup sugar 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup buttermilk 2/3 cup shortening 3 large ripe bananas 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla
Sift together the dry ingredients. In a mixing bowl, make a well. Set in shortening and half of the buttermilk and all of the bananas. Beat 2 minutes. Add remaining buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla. Beat 2 more minutes. Bake 40 minutes at 350º.
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