Fiesta Banana Cake

Fiesta Banana Cake


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Moist and dense, this is a subtly flavored cake with delicious walnut crunch. Perfect for your next fiesta!

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Serving Size / Yield

12 servings


  • 1/2 C. shortening
  • 2 C. cake flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/3 C. granulated sugar
  • 1/2 C. sour milk
  • 1 C. mashed ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs (unbeaten)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 C. chopped black walnuts

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Soften shortening in large mixing bowl. Sift flour, soda, baking powder, salt and sugar together. Add dry ingredients to softened shortening. Add 1/4 C. sour milk and mashed bananas to all ingredients and mix until flour is dampened. Beat for 2 minutes at low speed of mixer. Add eggs, vanilla and remaining milk. Add nuts and beat 1 minute longer. Pour into two greased and floured 8 inch round cake pans or one 13x9x2 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes. Ice with caramel icing.

Yield: 12 servings

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