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gentlemen's banana cake

(5 ratings)
Recipe by
Lyn Starr
Bakersfield, CA

This cake is soo yummy and moist! I took this cake to a potluck at a "fancy" party about 45 years ago. The Gentlemen asked their wife to get the recipe!!, I was a little embarassed to tell them it was a "doctored" cake mix!!! but I did...Thus the name "Gentleman's Banana Cake" ENJOY!

(5 ratings)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For gentlemen's banana cake

  • 2
  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix (not with pudding)
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
  • 3
  • 1/2 c
    walnut pieces
  • 2
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice

How To Make gentlemen's banana cake

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350 degrees, bake for 38-43 minutes.
  • 2
    butter and flour a bundt pan
  • 3
    smash bananas in electric mixer. add 1 box of yellow cake mix & the directions according to the back of cake box, mix until creamy. add walnuts
  • 4
    bake and then flip cake onto a plate. let cake cool
  • 5
    FOR BANANA FROSTING mash bananas in mixer, add rest of ingredients, beat high speed until creamy. add little half and half to thin if needed
  • 6
    cool cake completely, frost and sprinkle walnut pieces on top of cake. ENJOY! :)

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