nana's bodacious banana cake

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By Gayla Williams
from Tupelo, MS

Yummy if you love banana flavor this has got it

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 20
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For nana's bodacious banana cake

  • Half c
    vegetable oil
  • Half c
    butter
  • 3 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    mashed bananas
  • 4
    eggs beaten
  • 3 3/4 c
    self rising flour sifted
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • FROSTING
  • Half c
    bananas mashed
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/3 c
    butter softened
  • 1 box
    16 oz. powdered sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 c
    flaked coconut toasted
  • 2/3 c
    chopped pecans

How To Make nana's bodacious banana cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 grease and flour sheet cake pan or 3 8 inch rounds. Cream oil, butter and sugar together. Add mashed bananas.
  • 2
    Stir in beaten eggs.
  • 3
    Start adding the flour to the banana mixture and alternate with the buttermilk, ending with the flour. Mix well but do not over mix.
  • 4
    Add orange juice, vanilla and chopped pecans at the end and stir into the batter.
  • 5
    Grease 3 9" cake pans. Divide and pour the batter into the pans or bake as a sheet cake and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 35 minutes. Cool in pans for 10 minutes before removing.
  • 6
    Frosting Combine mashed bananas and lemon juice, then cream with the softened butter.
  • 7
    Gradually add in powdered sugar and milk until well combined.
  • 8
    Stir in toasted coconut and pecans. This should yield 3 1/2 cups of frosting.
  • 9
    If you use round cake pans Frost the cake between each layer and on top, leaving the sides unfrosted.
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