Simple Banana Cake Recipe

simple banana cake recipe ingredients

BANANA CAKE INGREDIENTS
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 softened butter
1 1/4 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all purpose flour, sifted
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup sour milk*
2 ripe bananas

*Sour milk – mix 1 cup of milk with 1 tablespoon of vinegar. Let stand 10-15 minutes.

CARAMEL ICING INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup butter
1 cup light brown sugar
1/4 cup milk
2 cups powdered sugar

SIMPLE BANANA CAKE RECIPE DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 350° and grease a 9 x 13 baking pan with butter.

2. In a large mixing bowl, beat together butter and shortening until creamy.

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3. Mix in sugar and eggs.

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4. Mix in flour, baking powder, and baking soda.

5. Mix in sour milk and vanilla extract.

Note: You make sour milk for this simple banana cake recipe by combining one cup of milk with one tablespoon vinegar. Allow the mixture to stand for 10-15 minutes before using in this recipe.

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6. Mix in ripe bananas.

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7. Pour cake batter into the baking pan

8. Bake for 25-30 minutes

9. Remove and let cool.

EASY CARMEL ICING RECIPE

If you want to make this moist banana cake recipe even yummier, top it with this easy caramel icing recipe! 🙂

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1. Combine butter and brown sugar in a sauce pan.

2. Heat over medium heat until bubbly, stirring constantly.

3. Slowly mix in milk and bring to a boil again.

4. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

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5. Remove from heat and let cool.

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6. Mix in powdered sugar one cup at a time until creamy.

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7. Pour icing over banana cake and spread evenly.
Note: Make sure the cake is cool first!

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8. Enjoy this simple banana cake recipe and easy caramel icing recipe!

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