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Banana Nut Cake Recipe

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Glenda Bryan


1 c sugar
c shortening
2 eggs
3 very ripe bananas
2 c flour
1 tsp. soda
tsp. salt
5 Tbsp. buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla
c pecans

lb. butter or margarine
1 lb. powdered sugar, sifted
2 ripe bananas
1 c pecans

Blend sugar and shortening. Add eggs and mashed bananas. Stir in dry ingredients. Add buttermilk, vanilla and pecans. Bake in two greased and floured (9 in) cake pans @ 325 until brown. You can allow to cool, or ice while hot, it is more moist when iced hot.

Icing: Melt butter in saucepan or in microwave, sift in powdered sugar, add mashed ripe bananas and pecans. Spread on cake. You can add extra pecans to cake and icing if you desire.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have been using this recipe since I was about 17 years old. It was the first thing I ever cooked for Joe. This is also good baked in a loaf. Glenda




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