Amish Banana Nut Cake With Penuche Frosting

Recipe by Mercy
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the cake, cream the shortening and sugar together until fluffy; add eggs, one at a time, beat after each.
  • Blend dry ingredients and add alternately with buttermilk; stir in bananas and walnuts.
  • Bake at 350°F in two greased 9 inch cake pans for 35 or 40 minutes.
  • Wait 10 minutes to remove from pan.
  • Let cool completely before frosting.
  • For the frosting, melt the butter in a saucepan, stir in the brown sugar and bring to boil.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer 2 minutes, stirring; add the milk and bring back to boil, stirring.
  • Pour into a mixing bowl and add the salt and vanilla; gradually beat in the powdered sugar until spreading consistency.
  • Frost the cake between the layers, top, then sides.
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