Banana nut ring

Yield: 12 servings

Measure Ingredient
"A moist coffee cake;
1¼ cup Sugar
½ cup Butter or margarine
2 eaches Eggs
1 cup Mashed ripe bananas
½ teaspoon Vanilla extract
½ cup Sour cream
1 cup Mashed ripe bananas
1 cup Sugar
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
1 tablespoon Brandy (optional) better the second day."
2 cups All-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
1 teaspoon Baking soda
¾ teaspoon Ground cinnamon
⅔ cup Chopped nuts
¼ teaspoon Ground cinnamon
Additional pecan halves (optional)



Preheat oven to 350. Cream 1 cup sugar and butter or margarine until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, bananas and vanilla. Fold in sour cream. Sift flour, baking powder, soda and ¼ tsp. cinnamon together. Stir in dry ingredients just until blended. Combine nuts, remaining ¼ cup sugar and ½ tsp. cinnamon. Sprinkle one third of nut mixture into a 9-cup fluted tube pan or a 11 x 7 x 1-½ in.

baking pan. Spoon one-third of batter into pan and spread evenly.

Repeat layering twice. Bake in a 350 oven for 45-60 minutes until a skewer inserted in center comes out clean. Cool upright in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes, then turn out and cool completely. Spoon or spread Banana Glaze over ring. Garnish with pecan halves, if desired.

Makes 12 servings. About 400 calories per serving. Banana Glaze: Combine bananas and sugar in a small saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add lemon juice, brandy and cinnamon. Cool slightly before spooning over ring. Shared By: Pat Stockett

Submitted By SHARON STEVENS On 10-12-95

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