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Banana Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eva Taft Snyder
Added: Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake
2 1/2 c. CAKE flour (must be cake flour)
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/4 c. sugar
1/2 c. shortening
1 c. ripe mashed bananas
1/2 c. buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs

Frosting
1 lb. box confectioners' sugar (4 1/4 c.)
1 stick margarine or butter
1/2 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cake
Preheat oven to 350. Prepare 2 9" cake pans with shortening and flour and set aside. Mash bananas and set aside. Mix dry ingredients and set aside. Cream shortening and sugar; add eggs, vanilla, and buttermilk. Add bananas. Add Dry ingredients and mix well with mixer (about 2 minutes). Pour into prepared cake pans. Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes (until cake pulls from the side of the pans and toothpick comes out clean. Frost with buttercream icing.

Frosting
Cream butter, vanilla and sugar with mixer until smooth. Spread oover cooled cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour 15 minutes

 

 

 

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