banana cake

Patsy Fowler

By
@hellchell1

this is a super moist cake and everyone loves it


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
butter
3 c
sugar
2 c
mashed bananas
4
eggs, beaten
3 3/4 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 Tbsp
orange juice, fresh
1 c
pecans, chopped

FOR THE FROSTING

1/2 c
mashed bananas
1 tsp
lemon juice
1/3 c
butter, softened
16 oz
powdered sugar
4 Tbsp
milk
1 c
coconut, flaked, toasted
2/3 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream oil, butter and sugar together. Add mashed bananas. Stir in beaten eggs. Mix together in a separate bowl, sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
2
Start adding the flour to the banana mixture and alternate with the buttermilk, ending with the flour.
3
Mix well but do not over mix. Add orange juice, vanilla and pecans at the end and stir into batter.
4
Grease 3-9 inch cake pans. Divide and pour the batter into the pans and bake in a preheated 350 oven for 35 minutes. Cool in pans for 10 minutes before removing.
5
For frosting, combine mashed bananas and lemon juice the cream with the softened butter.
6
Gradually add in powdered sugar and ilk until well combined. Stir in toasted coconut and pecans. This should yield 3 1/2 cups of frosting.
7
Frost the cake between each layer and on top, leaving the sides unfrosted.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy