Grandfather Scott's Banana Cake Recipe

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Grandfather Scott's Banana Cake

Natasha L

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@NatashaML

According to my mom, her father was a fine cook who prepared Sunday dinners every week. This is the only one of his recipes that she still has. This one is dated 20 April 1966.

I've rearranged it so that ingredients are listed in order of use.


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Rating:

Serves:

12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

SIFT TOGETHER IN A MEDIUM BOWL

1 1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
2 c
all purpose flour

CREAM TOGETHER IN A MIXING BOWL

1 1/4 c
sugar
1 c
shortening

ADD TO MIXTURE

1 tsp
vanilla extract
2
eggs

MIX TOGETHER IN A BOWL

1/2 c
milk
1/2 c
sour cream

ADD TO MIXTURE

2
bananas, crushed

TOP WITH

3/4 c
walnuts, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Grease and flour two 9" cake pans. Set aside.
2
Mix baking soda, salt, and flour in a medium bowl. Sift.
In a mixing bowl, cream sugar and shortening until fluffy.
Add vanilla and eggs; mix well.
Add flour mixture and milk mixture alternately, mixing well after each addition.
Fold in bananas. Pour into prepared pans.
3
Bake 40-45 minutes in preheated oven.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American