Chocolate Banana Cake aka Grandmothers' Cake
How to Make Chocolate Banana Cake aka Grandmothers' Cake
- Crean shortening with sugar until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time to the sugar mixture beating thoroughly after each is added. Add chocolate to the sugar/egg mixture and mix well. Stir in Vanilla. Add flour along with the bananas and buttermilk. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes for 2 8" round cake pans.
- Creamy Mocha Frosting
1/2 cups margarine
1/3 cups cocoa
4 cups sifted XXX sugar
1/3 cups strong HOT coffee
dash of salt
Cream margarine, add 2 cups XXX sugar and salt. Blend cocoa and coffee together. Add to the margarine mixture. Beat Well. Add remainder of XXX sugar and beat until fluffy.