Banana Nut Cake W/ Banana Nut Frosting

Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

This is a wonderful old fashion banana cake. There is banana and fresh pecans in the cake as well as the frosting. This is a very tender cake.


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Serves:

8 slices

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter
1 1/2 c
sugar
3
egg yolks
1 c
mashed bananas
1/4 c
boiling water
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1 tsp
lemon juice
2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda, dissolved in 1/4 cup buttermilk
3
egg whites
1/4 tsp
salt

BANANA FILLING & FROSTING

1/2 c
butter, softened
1 box
confectioners sugar
1/2 c
mashed bananas
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1 Tbsp
lemon juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream butter and sugar, add egg yolks and mashed bananas. In separate bowl, pour boiling water over pecans and set aside. Add lemon juice to banana mixture. Sift flour and baking powder together and add to batter alternately with butter milk and soda mixture. Add pecans.
2
Beat egg whites with salt until stiff peaks form. Fold in egg whites.
3
Bake in two 9 inch layer cake pans at 300 for 35, until golden brown and done in center. Remove from oven and cool completely before spreading with fill/frosting.
4
Filling/Frosting-Mix butter and sugar until creamy. Add bananas, nuts and juice( may need additional confectioners sugar if you like thicker frosting). Spread between layers and on sides and top of cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American