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Dry Mix
  • 2 1/2 cups - All-purpose flour
  • 1 2/3 cups - Sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons - Baking powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons - Baking soda
  • 1 teaspoons - Salt
  • Wet mix
  • 2/3 cups - Shortening
  • 2/3 cups - Buttermilk
  • 3 whole - Bananas, mashed
  • 2 whole - Eggs, large
  • Directions:

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Mix all dry ingredients in a large bowl. In a medium bowl, mix together the shortening, 1/3 cup buttermilk and the bananas until fully incorporated. Then add to the dry ingredients and mix until smooth. Add the other 1/3 cup buttermilk and the eggs into the mixture and mix until blended. Add 1/4 cup chopped nuts if desired.

    Pour mixture in a greased 13x9 pan and bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Let cool and top with cream cheese frosting and nuts if desired.

    Brief Description

    Moist buttermilk banana cake. Inspired by my brother's favorite birthday cake, I make every Memorial Day.

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    Category:  Cakes

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 10 min
    Cook Time: 35 min


    Deb Drexler

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    Posted On:

    September 26, 2019

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