Coconut Banana Cake



  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup mashed bananas
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (opt.)
  • 1 cup flaked coconut


Cream butter, sugar and salt together. Add beaten eggs, vanilla, buttermilk and mashed bananas. Stir just until well mixed, then add dry ingredients. Mix well. Bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes. Cool and spread with filling or use cream cheese frosting.

Creamy Nut Filling


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


Combine sugar, flour, cream and butter in heavy saucepan. Cook until thickened. Add pecans, salt and vanilla. Cool and spread.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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