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Banana Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ken Thompson

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 C flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
tsp salt
1 1/3 C sugar
C shortening (room temp)
2 eggs unbeaten
1C mashed, fully ripe bananas (2-3)
C milk
C sour milk
1 tsp vanilla
C coarsely chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Stir shortening until soft. Stir in dry ingredients. Add C milk, banana and mix till all flour is damp (it should take about two minutes on LOW speed). Add egg, nuts, and remaining milk ( C). Mix on low speed for 1 min. Fill two 9 layer pans. Bake at 375 for about 25 min. Cool in pan for 5 min and then loosen with spatula and remove from pan to cool. Cool completely before frosting.

Side note: For pans it is best to line the bottom with paper or grease them really well.

 

 

 

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