Banana Cake with Crunchy Topping

Recipe by Erica Vasta
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READY IN: 50mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift flour, baking powder, soda, salt and sugar in a mixing bowl.
  • Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Add in mashed bananas and sour milk.
  • Mix by hand 300 strokes or in a mixer at low speed for 2 minutes.
  • Add eggs and vanilla.
  • Beat for 1 minute on low speed or by hand 150 strokes.
  • Spread into an 8x10 inch pan or 9x9 inch pan that is greased only on the bottom Bake at 375 degrees for 35-42 minutes.
  • While the cake is cooking prepare crunchy topping.
  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Add coconut and nuts.
  • Remove cake from oven and turn dial to broil.
  • Spread crunchy topping (I usually make 1 and a half times the topping recipe) over hot cake and broil until sugar is bubbly and topping is browned (Approximatley 3 minutes).
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