Banana Nut Layer Cake Recipe

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Banana Nut Layer Cake

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Ingredients

1/2 c
shortening
2 c
sugar
1
egg
1
egg white
1 c
buttermilk
1 c
banana, mashed
2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
walnuts, chopped

FILLING INGREDIENTS

1/4 c
butter
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 c
flour
pinch
salt
3/4 c
milk
1
egg yolk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
walnuts, chopped
confectioners' sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar; beat in egg and egg white.
2
Add buttermilk and bananas; mix well.
3
Combine flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the creamed mixture.
4
Add vanilla and nuts; pour into two greased and floured 9" round baking pans.
5
Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until cake tests done; cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack.
6
For filling, melt butter and brown sugar in a saucepan over medium heat.
7
In a small bowl, combine flour and salt with a small amount of milk; stir until smooth.
8
Add the remaining milk gradually.
9
Add egg yolk and mix well; stir into saucepan.
10
Cook and stir over medium heat until very thick, about 10 minutes; add vanilla and nuts, then cool.
11
Spread between cake layers; dust with confectioner's sugar and chill.
12
Store in the refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy