Great Aunt Hilda's Banana Cake Recipe

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Great Aunt Hilda's Banana Cake

Carrie Hoeller

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@Carrie_Hoeller

This is a recipe handed down in my family from my Great, Great Aunt!


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
melted butter
2 1/2 c
sugar
4
eggs
5
very ripe bananas (black is great) mashed
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
sour milk
1/2 tsp
baking soda (mixed into sour milk)
3 c
flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Blend melted butter and sugar until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time until well blended. Mix in mashed bananas.
2
Mix baking soda into sour milk (can be made with 1 tbls vinegar or lemon juice mixed into the milk) Be careful....it will expand!! Mix 1 cup four into batter, then 1/3 of the milk, another cup of flour, another 1/3 of the milk, the last cup of flour and final 1/3 of milk. Make sure batter is well blended.
3
Pour into greased and floured cake pans. Makes 3-8" pans, or 2-9" pans, or 1 Bundt pan.

Bake at 300 for 45-60 minutes

Let cool completely and ice with your favorite icing. Particularly good with home made chocolate icing!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom