Soul Food Banana Cake

Recipe by grandma2969
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 10-12




  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Generously butter a 9x5" loaf pan.or 8" round cake pan.dust with flour and shake out excess.set aside.
  • Coarsely chop walnuts and toss with 2 tbls of flour.
  • Sift flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt and set aside.
  • Combine mashed bananas with orange juce, set aside.
  • Combine eggs, sugar, oil, sour cream and orange peel in the bowl of a stand mixer with paddle and beat on medium-high 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in mashed banana mixture.and beat for 1 more minute.
  • Add flour mixture on low speed just till combined.
  • Stir in floured walnuts with wooden spoon.
  • Pour into prepared pan; shake gently.
  • Place on lower rack in oven.
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes at 350°F.
  • Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from pan and cool completely on rack.
  • To prepare GLAZE: Combine all glaze ingredients except butter and vanilla; in a saucepan and cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes.
  • Cover pan, raise heat and boil for 3 minutes.
  • Uncover, reduce heat to medium -- cook without stirring, but swirl pan until honey thickness, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add butter and vanilla.
  • Cool completely and spread on cake.