Tropical Banana Cake

Recipe by Miss Erin C.
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix the dry ingredients for the cake in a large bowl.
  • Add the banana, buttermilk and shortening, mix on medium with an electric mixer.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla, mix until well incorporated.
  • Pour batter into 1 9x13" pan which has been greased and floured, or 2 8" pans that have been greased and floured.
  • Bake at 350 for 35 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
  • Remove cakes from oven and cool.
  • For 8" layers, cool 10 minutes in the pans, turn out onto racks and cool completely.
  • Frosting----------.
  • Mix the brown sugar with the butter until combined.
  • Add milk and mix until combine.
  • Add pecans and coconut.
  • For a 9x13 cake-------.
  • Cover the cake with the frosting mixture and put under a broiler for 3-4 minutes.
  • For the layer cake: Put the layers on a cookie sheet and spread each one with half of the frosting.
  • Broil for 3-4 minutes.
  • Let cool completely before assembling the cake.
  • This makes a very good, rustic looking layer cake.
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