Cake

How to make Banana Cake

Banana Cake
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Try this delicious moist cake for a little something different when visiting for a holiday dinner.  Everyone is used to the typical chocolate or white cakes.  Add some flavor this year and surprise everyone with how well you know how to bake.

Banana Cake

Ingredients

½ pound butter
4 eggs
1-1/2 cups sugar
1 cup sour cream
½ cup mashed ripe bananas
1 Teaspon baking powder
1 Teaspon baking soda
1 Teaspon vanilla
3 cups flour

Directions
Preheat Oven to 350°

Cream your butter and sugar together then add your bananas and mix until smooth add your eggs one at a time now add your sour cream, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla, and flour, mix on low speed for 1 minute and then on 2nd speed for about 2 minutes or until smooth.
Place your cake mix in a well greased and floured 10 inch x 3 inch tube pan and let bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 25 to 35 minutes, test cake by inserting a pick in the center and if it comes out clean then it is done.

Icing on the cake:

Ingredients

4 Tablespons flour
1 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

Add the flour to the cold milk and stir with a wire whisk and then cook it on the stove until it is thick, remove from stove without burning it and let it cool.

In a mixing bowl add ½ cup butter, ½ cup shortening, 1 cup granulated sugar, 1 Teaspon vanilla, mix all for 1 minute then add the mixture that you cooked and whip for 2 or 3 minutes or until it is as fluffy as you desire using a paddle on your mixer and not the whip.

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