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Banana Cake Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. bananas, mashed, ripe
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
3 c. cake flour
1 tsp. baking soda
tsp. salt
salted butter, softened, room temperature
2⅛ c. sugar
3 large eggs, room temperature, divided
2 tsp. vanilla
1 c. buttermilk, room temperature
1 recipe Cream Cheese Icing, (see recipe)
Walnuts, chopped for garnish

Directions:
Directions:
1). Preheat oven to 275F. Grease and flour a three 9" round cake pans.

2). In a small bowl, mix mashed banana with the lemon juice; set aside.

3). In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.

4). In the large bowl of an electric mixer, cream cup butter and 2⅛ cups sugar until light and fluffy, about 5 - 7 minutes.

5). Separate eggs and set aside the egg whites. Beat in egg yolks, one at a time, waiting one minute between editions, then stir 2 teaspoon vanilla.

6). Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk beginning and ending with flour mixture.

7). Stir in the banana mixture.

8). Beat egg whites until stiff. Gently fold in egg whites into batter just until incorporated.

9). Divide batter into prepared pans and bake in preheated oven for one hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

10). Remove from oven and place directly into the freezer for 45 minutes. This will make the cake very moist.

11). Make icing according to instructions. Spread on cooled cake. Sprinkle chopped walnuts over top of the frosting, if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 - 12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe call for three mashed bananas. Make sure the bananas are nice and spotty. Spotty bananas are just the right moistness, they are sweeter, and more banana flavor!

 

 

 

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