Banana Nut Cake

1
Kathleen Taylor

By
@MeanJean6613

Family favorite at house!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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2 1/3 c
flour (2 1/2 cups cake flour)
1 1/4 tsp
baking powder
1 1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 2/3 c
sugar
2/3 c
shortening
3
eggs
1 1/4 c
bananas (about 3 medium bananas)
2/3 c
buttermilk
2/3 c
finely chopped pecans (toasted)
frosting
3 oz
cream cheese (softened)
6 Tbsp
unsalted butter (softened)
1 to 2 Tbsp
half and half
3 c
confectioners' sugar (unsifted)
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Banana Nut Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Grease and flour a 13 x 9 cake pan. (or two 9”, or three 8” round layer pans)
  • 3In a small bowl - whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • 4In a separate bowl, cream together shortening, and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time; beating between each addition.
  • 5Mash bananas.
  • 6Add flour, bananas, and buttermilk alternately to the shortening and sugar mixture. Starting with the buttermilk and ending with the flour. Fold in pecans.
  • 7Pour into prepared pan(s). Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. 13X9 – 45-60 Minutes, layers 35-40 minutes; cool.
  • 8For frosting, beat butter and cream cheese, add confectioners sugar and beat slowly. Add half and half to desired consistency. Add vanilla.
  • 9Frost cake and sprinkle more toasted pecans over frosting if desired.

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About Banana Nut Cake

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




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