Banana Cake

Banana Cake

Ingredients:

1

Tsp

All-Purpose Flour

1

Tsp

Salt

3/4

Tsp

Baking Powder

3/4

Tsp

Baking Soda

1-2/3

Cup

Sugar

2/3

Cup

Butter

2

 

Eggs

1-1/4

Cup

Mashed Ripe Bananas (2-3 Medium)

2/3

Cup

Buttermilk

2/3

Cup

Walnuts, Chopped

Frosting:

 

 

1/3

Cup + 2 Tbl

All-Purpose Flour

 

 

Dash Salt

1

Cup

Milk

1

Cup

Butter

1-1/4

Cup

Sugar

1

Tsp

Vanilla

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375F. Grease and lightly flour two 9 round cake pans.

Combine flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda in medium bowl; set aside.

In a large bowl beat sugar and butter with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Blend in bananas.

Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition. Stir in walnuts. Pour evenly into prepared pans.

Bake 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes. Loosen edges, invert layers onto racks to cool completely before icing.

Frosting: Combine flour and salt in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in milk until well blended. Cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring constantly; cool. In a medium bowl beat butter until creamy. Add sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Blend in vanilla. Add flour mixture and beat until smooth.

Fill and frost cake layers with Frosting.

Optional: run a cake comb across top and around side of cake for a ridged effect.

 

Yields

12 servings

 

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