1/2 c. shortening, 2 eggs, 1/2 tsp. baking powder, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1 c. lightly mashed ripe bananas, 1/4 c. buttermilk, 1 1/2 c. sugar, 2 c. sifted flour, 3/4 tsp. soda, 1 tsp. vanilla, 1/2 c. chopped walnuts
Cream sugar and shortening well. Beat in 1 egg at a time, mash bananas. Mix vanilla and buttermilk with mashed bananas. Sift dry ingredients together. Add flour to mixture alternately with bananas. Stir well. Pour into 2 greased and wax paper lined 9 inch pans. Bake at 350 for 25-30 min. After cooling - slice bananas between layers and put powdered sugar on top.Whipped cream would be great also.
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