Banana nut cake #2

Yield: 12 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Sugar
1 Stick margarine
2 Egg yolks
2 cups Flour
¼ teaspoon Baking powder
¼ cup Buttermilk
1 teaspoon Soda
1 cup Mashed bananas
1 cup Chopped nuts
1 teaspoon Vanilla
2 Egg whites; stiffly beaten
1 Stick butter or margarine
1 Box (1-lb) confectioner's sugar
⅓ cup Evaporated milk (approx)


Cream butter and sugar; add egg yolks, mixing well. Add 1 cup flour and baking powder alternately with buttermilk and soda. Add mashed bananas and vanilla; mix well. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Roll nuts in 1 cup of flour and add to the mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes in two well greased cake pans. Cool and ice.

To make Butter Icing: Cream butter and sugar; add milk slowly and beat.

Add vanilla and nuts.

From <A Taste of Louisiana>. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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