grandma's banana cake

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By Connie Zuidema
from Bumpass, VA

My grandmother's recipe which was brought to every family gathering I can remember as a child. Still the best!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 12-15
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For grandma's banana cake

  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 lg
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    nutmeg (or mace)
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3 Tbsp
    sour milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    ripe bananas, mashed

How To Make grandma's banana cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees; grease and flour a 9 x 11 inch cake pan.
  • 2
    Cream together butter and sugar.
  • 3
    Add eggs, one at a time, mixing after each egg.
  • 4
    Sift together flour, nutmeg OR mace, and salt. Add to wet mixture and mix well.
  • 5
    Dissolve baking soda in sour milk. (You can add a 1/4 teaspoon of white vinegar to the milk to sour it if you don't have sour milk on hand.) Add to batter.
  • 6
    Mix in mashed bananas and vanilla.
  • 7
    Bake in 350 degree oven in a 9 x 11 inch cake pan for 45 minutes. Frost with cream cheese frosting.

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