Katrina's Banana Cake


Moist banana flavored cake, tastes great with a fresh cup of coffee.

1 9- or 10-inch tube pan


  • 1 cup shortening

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 cups cake flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup evaporated milk

  • 1 cup mashed bananas

  • cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9 or 10 inch tube pan.

  2. Cream shortening until light and fluffy. Add sugar gradually. Blend in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

  4. Add vanilla to the evaporated milk. Alternately add flour mixture and liquid ingredients to cream mixture. Blend in mashed bananas and chopped nuts. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

  5. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

285 Calories
16g Fat
32g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 285
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 173mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 59mg 5%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 137mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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