Banana Nut Cake Recipe

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Banana Nut Cake

Sheri Mullins

By
@shlymu64

I made this cake for cake balls at a wedding rehearsal. They were a big hit!


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

CAKE

2 1/4 c
sugar
3/4 c
solid vegetabble shortening
1 1/2 c
bananas, mashed, ripe (3 bananas)
3
eggs
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
3 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 c
buttermilk
1 1/2 c
pecans, chopped (optional)

FROSTING

1 c
bananas, mashed, ripe (2 bananas)
3 Tbsp
butter, softened
2 c
powdered sugar
1 1/2 c
pecans, chopped (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees; spray 3 9-inch cake pans with Pam.
2
Cream sugar and shortening together with mixer.
3
Add mashed banans, eggs and vanilla; mix well.
4
In small bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
5
Add dry ingredients to banana mixture alternately with buttermilk. Beat 3 minutes on medium.
6
Stir in pecans; pour batter into pans. Bake 30 minutes
7
FROSTING: Beat together bananas, butter and powdered sugar. Add additional powdered sugar if needed to achieve spreading consistency. Stir in pecans.
8
Spread frosting making a triple layer cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes