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Banana Cake Recipe

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Phoebe Lattin


Preheat oven to 350.
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
cup shortening
4 large bananas or 5 smaller ones
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

Cream sugar and shortening.
Mash bananas. Add to creamed mixture.
Add eggs to creamed mixture.
Add flour, baking soda, salt together in sifter.
Sift into the creamed mixture.
Beat until fairly smooth, but not too long.
Mix in nuts.
Pour into greased/floured pan or two round layer pans.
Bake 40 minutes in 350 oven.
Cake is done when toothpick stuck into middle comes out clean.

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Personal Notes:
This recipe is from aunt Phoebe Lattin. Grandma Dean's aunt that was married to Earl Lattin. Most important...this was uncle Teddy Lattin's favorite birthday cake.




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