Grandma Solberg's Banana Cake

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
45 mins

I have never tasted a banana bread that I liked because my Grandma always made this cake instead when there were overripe bananas, and no banana bread can compare to this!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Sift all dry ingredients together (flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg).
  3. Cream the butter and vanilla in a large bowl, gradually adding sugar.
  4. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  5. Beat in dry ingredients.
  6. Add bananas and butttermilk.
  7. Bake in 9x9 pan for 35 - 45 minutes.
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5 5

This cake is awesome!!!! The nutmeg just makes it out of this world!!!! It is sooooo moist and creamy-cakey instead of like banana bread. We couldn't stop eating it. It is one of those cakes that doesn't even need icing, it's so good!! I saw that Grandma Solberg also has a brown betty recipe on Zaar that looks good (don't tell my mom, she gets into brown betty competitions with our neighbor Minh). Thanks for posting your grandma's great recipe!!

3 5

The nutmeg gave this cake an interesting taste but overall we were not that impressed. I threw most of it away.

5 5

Grandma Solberg's Banana Cake rocks!!! It's the nutmeg that takes the bananas to another taste level!! It's not over-banana-tasting like typical banana breads. I used plain yogurt instead of buttermilk and it worked just great! This cake is moist and absolutely wonderful! Thank you Tex for such a great recipe!!