Banana Nut Cake

Banana Nut Cake
Dessert
 
Ingredients
  • For the cake:
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 bananas ( mashed)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • For the Icing:
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • ½ stick margarine
  • ½ box powdered sugar
  • 1 mashed banana
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
Instructions
  1. For the cake : Cream shortening and sugar and add eggs.
  2. Add mashed bananas and nuts, buttermilk and vanilla.
  3. Add flour, soda and salt gradually.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees until done. Cake is done when a tooth pick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.
  5. For the icing : Mash bananas and add all ingredients and ice cake.
Notes
I use a bundt pan to cook this cake. But I have used a 13x9 glass baking pan also. When using the 13x9 pan, the baking time is cut in half. This cake is kinda heavy, but it’s very good.