Buttermilk Banana Pound Cake

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 12-14




  • Beat the shortening at medium speed for 2 minutes or until creamy.
  • Gradually add the sugar, beating 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Add the eggs one at a time, beating just until the yellow disappears.
  • Combine the bananas, buttermilk and vanilla in a medium bowl.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda and salt together.
  • Add the flour mixture to the shorting mixture, alternating with the buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Mix at low speed after each addition just until blended.
  • Stir in the pecans and spoon the batter into the greased and floured 10-inch tube pan.
  • Bake at 350°F for 1 1/2 hours or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 15 minutes then remove and cool completely on wire rack.