Southern Living Marvelous Banana Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating will at medium speed of an electric mixer.
  • Add bananas; mix until smooth.
  • Stir in eggs.
  • Combine flour and baking soda; add to banana mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture (mixing after each addition).
  • Stir in vanilla, bourbon (or juice) and pecans.
  • Pour batter into 3 greased and floured 9 inch round cake pans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes; cool in pans 10 minutes and remove cake from pans.
  • Cool completely on wire racks.
  • Spread Banana Nut Frosting between layers and on top of cake.
  • Yield: one 3 layer cake.
  • Banana Nut Frosting:
  • Combine banana and lemon juice; set mixture aside.
  • Cream softened butter at medium speed of an electric mixer; add powdered sugar and milk and mix well.
  • Add banana mixture, beating until fluffy.
  • Stir in toasted coconut and chopped pecans.
  • Yield: 3 1/2 cups.
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