Banana Cake


  • 2 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk or sour milk
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  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs, unbeaten
  • 1/2 cup shortening

Banana Frosting:

  • 1/3 cup margarine
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2-3 cups powdered sugar


Sift dry ingredients, add 1/4 cup of milk and bananas to shortening and beat 2 minutes. Add eggs and remaining milk and beat 2 more minutes. Bake at 375 degrees F for 25 minutes. Makes 2 (8 inch) round pans or 1 (9x13 inch) cake pan.

For Frosting: Beat ingredients until creamy, add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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