Banana Nut Layer Cake

Banana Nut Layer Cake

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1
    egg white
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 c
    banana, mashed
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    walnuts, chopped
  • FILLING INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/4 c
    flour
  • pinch
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    milk
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    walnuts, chopped
  • ·
    confectioners' sugar

How to Make Banana Nut Layer Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar; beat in egg and egg white.
  2. Add buttermilk and bananas; mix well.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the creamed mixture.
  4. Add vanilla and nuts; pour into two greased and floured 9" round baking pans.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until cake tests done; cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack.
  6. For filling, melt butter and brown sugar in a saucepan over medium heat.
  7. In a small bowl, combine flour and salt with a small amount of milk; stir until smooth.
  8. Add the remaining milk gradually.
  9. Add egg yolk and mix well; stir into saucepan.
  10. Cook and stir over medium heat until very thick, about 10 minutes; add vanilla and nuts, then cool.
  11. Spread between cake layers; dust with confectioner's sugar and chill.
  12. Store in the refrigerator.

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About Banana Nut Layer Cake

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



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