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.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat 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
2
In 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.
3
Add dry ingredients and milk alternating to beaten mixture. Beat on low speed after each addition.
4
Wash 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.
5
Icing 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.
6
Let'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.
7
Frost 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