Marvelous banana cake

Yield: 10 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Butter or margarine; softened
3 cups Sugar
2 cups Bananas; mashed
4 \N Eggs; beaten
3¾ cup All-purpose flour
2 teaspoons Baking soda
1 cup Buttermilk
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
2 tablespoons Bourbon or orange juice
1 cup Pecans; chopped
\N \N Banana-nut frosting
\N \N See recipe for

Recipe by: Southern Living Preparation Time: 0:20 Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Add bananas; mix until smooth.

Stir in eggs. Combine flour and soda. Add to banana mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix after each addition. Stir in vanilla, bourbon, and pecans. Pour batter into 3 greased and floured 9-inch round cakepans. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans, and let cool completely on wire racks.

Spread Banana-Nut Frosting between layers and on top of cake. Yield: one 3-layer cake. BANANA CUPCAKES: Spoon batter into paper-lined muffin pans, filling each cup two-thirds full. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Remove from pans, and let cool on wire racks. Frost with Banana-Nut Frosting. Yield: 4 dozen.

Posted to Bakery-Shoppe Digest V1 #396 by angstrom@... (Angela L Gilliland) on Nov 18, 1997

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