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Banana Cake Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1½ c. mashed, ripe bananas (about 3½ peeled bananas before they’re mashed)
2 tsp. lemon juice
3 c. all purpose flour
1½ tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. salt
1 small pkg. banana cream instant pudding
1¼ c. vegetable oil
2⅛ c. granulated sugar
3 large eggs
2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1½ c. buttermilk (substitute: put 1 Tbs plus 1½ tsp. lemon juice in 2c. measuring cup. Add milk until it reaches 1½ c. mark. stir. let stand 5 minutes.
½ c. sour cream

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Grease your pans. (This recipe will fill a 9 x 13 pan or 2, 8″ round (2″ deep) pans.
In a small bowl, mix mashed bananas with lemon juice and set aside.
In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda, pudding mix & salt; set aside.
In a large bowl mix oil & sugar for about 2 minutes.
Beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
Beat in the flour mixture, alternating with portions of the buttermilk, until both are just incorporated.
Stir in the banana mix & sour cream
Bake for 1 hour (I’ve found that I often need more like an hour and 20 minutes), or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Used half buttercream - half cream cheese frosting on 1st batch...fantastic!

 

 

 

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