Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 c Shortening

  2. 2 c Sugar

  3. 1 Egg; plus

  4. 1 Egg white

  5. 1 c Buttermilk

  6. 1 c Mashed ripe bananas

  7. 2 c Flour

  8. 1 ts Baking soda

  9. 1 ts Salt

  10. -FILLING: 1/4 c Butter or margarine

  11. 1/2 c Packed brown sugar

  12. 1/4 c Flour

  13. pn Salt 3/4 c Milk

  14. 1 Egg yolk

  15. 1 ts Vanilla extract

  16. 1/2 c Chopped walnuts

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Confectioner’s sugar In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Beat in egg and egg white. Add buttermilk and bananas; mix well. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Add vanilla and nuts. Pour into two greased and floured 9″ round baking pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until cake tests done.

  2. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack. For filling, melt butter and brown sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. In a small bowl, combine flour and salt with a small amount of milk; stir until smooth. Add the remaining milk gradually. Add egg yolk and mix well; stir into saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until very thick, about 10 minutes. Add vanilla and nuts. Cool. Spread between cake layers. Dust with confectioner’s sugar. Chill.


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