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BLUE RIBBON BANANA CAKE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debra Lira

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CREAMY NUT FILLING


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 C SHORTENING
1 1/2 C SUGAR
2 EGGS
1 C BANANAS, MASHED
1 3/4 C. FLOUR
1 TSP BAKING POWDER
1/2 TSP SALT
1 TSP SODA
1/2 C BUTTERMILK
1 TSP VANILLA
1/2 C CHOPPED PECANS
1 C FLAKED COCONUT

Directions:
Directions:
CREAM SHORTENING AND SUGAR UNTIL FLUFFY
ADD EGGS, BEAT 2 MINUTES AT MEDIUM SPEED. ADD BANANAS, BEAT 2 MINUTES
ADD BLENDED DRY INGREDIENTS ALTERNATELY WITH BUTTERMILK AND VANILLA, BEAT 2 MIN
STIR IN PECANS

POUR INTO 2 GREASED PANS. SPRINKLE 1/2 C COCONUT ON EACH LAYER. BAKE 375 FOR 25-30
MIN

COOL COCONUT SIDE UP ON RACK
PLACE 1ST LAYER, COCONUT SIDE DOWN, ON CAKE PLATE AND SPREAD ON CREAMY NUT FILKING. ADD 2ND LAYER, COCONUT SIDE UP. SWIRL SNOW FROSTING AROUND SIDES AND 1 IN AROUND TOP EDGE, LEAVING CENTER TO UNFROSTED.
 

CREAMY NUT FILLING


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 C SUGAR
2 TBSP FLOUR
1/2 C CREAM
2 TBSP MARGARINE
1/2 C CHOPPED PECANS
1/4 TSP SALT
1 TSP VANILLA

Directions:
Directions:
COMBINE 1ST 4 INGREDIENTS IN SAUCEPAN. COOK OVER MEDIUM FLAME UNTIL THICKENED. ADD PECANS, SALT, AND VANILLA, COOL.

SPREAD BETWEEN LAYERS
 

SNOW FROSTING


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 EGG WHITE
1/4 C SHORTENING
1/4 C MARGARINE
1/2 TSP VANILLA
1/2 TSP COCONUT EXTRACT
2 C POWERED SUGAR

Directions:
Directions:
CREAM TOGETHER 1ST 5 INGREDIENTS UNTIL WELL BLENDED.
ADD SUGAR, BEATING UNTIL FLUFFY. SPREAD ON CAKE

 

 

 

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