Fluffy Banana Cake

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This is another one of my mother's old recipes.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 to 9 - inch layer cake

Ingredients

  • 2 bananas, broken into chunks

  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup shortening

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¼ cup buttermilk

  • 4 cups whipped heavy cream

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch layer cake pans. Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt; set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the shortening, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Beat well. Blend in the buttermilk. Add sifted flour mixture alternately with mashed banana to the egg mixture while beating. Pour batter into prepared pans.

  3. Bake cake for 30 to 35 minutes. Remove from pans, and cool on wire racks. Fill and frost the cake with whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

418 Calories
24g Fat
47g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 418
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 229mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 28g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 143mg 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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