Strawberry Banana Cream Cake

JoSele Swopes

By
@JODIE57

I used to make this cake for my sister on her birthday when she was a teenager. It was one of her favorites.

Rating:
★★★☆☆ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12 to 16
Prep:
2 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

PREPARE AND CHILL

1 c
strawberries (sliced)
1 c
bananas (sliced)
1 box
pudding, vanilla
12 oz
whipped cream, sweetened
10
strawberries, whole (for garnish) opt
8 oz
yogurt, vanilla
1/4 c
milk

CAKE

2 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
3/4 c
shortening
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 c
milk
5 large
egg whites (stiff peaks)
5
toothpicks

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375* Prep: Strawberries hold out 10 whole set (chill) Don't slice bananas till time to Ice cake (bananas will turn brown). Lightly grease and flour 2 - 9x1 1/2 Cake pans. Slice one layer in half to make three layers
2In mixing bowl place, flour, baking powder, and salt. In mixer bowl beat shortening on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar, vanilla, and beat till fluffy.
3Add dry ingredients and milk alternating to beaten mixture. Beat on low speed after each addition.
4Wash beaters. In small mixing bowl beat egg whites beat till stiff peaks form. Gently fold into flour mixture. Pour into cake pans. Bake in 375* oven for 20 minutes till toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes on rack, remove from pans place on rack.
5Icing Cake: Combine yogurt and milk with whisk mix into instant pudding stir till thickens. Stir in 2 cups of whip cream, chill while cake cools. Put remainder of whip cream into refrigerator.
6Let's put it together:) Lay first layer face down on cake plate, spread pudding mixture on cake, layer 1 cup of sliced strawberries on top of pudding mixture, layer 1 cup of bananas on top of strawberries, layer 2 do same, place top layer face up on top carefully push toothpicks (5) around to hold layers together. Cover an chill 2 hours.
7Frost with remaining whipped cream. OPT Place the 10 remaining Strawberries end Down on top of cake. Serve chilled

About this Recipe

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