This is an old fashioned banana cake recipe.
Banana Cake I
- 3 cups cake flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 1/8 teaspoons baking soda
- 3/4 cup unsalted butter
- 2 1/4 cups white sugar
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 eggs
- 1 1/2 cups mashed bananas
- 6 tablespoons buttermilk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F ( 190 degrees C). Grease and flour 3, 9-inch round cake pans.
2 Sift the flour with the baking powder and soda.
3 In a large bowl, cream together the butter or margarine, sugar, and salt. Add eggs one at a time to the creamed mixture, beating well after each addition.
4 Add alternately to the creamed mixture the flour mixture, the bananas, and the buttermilk. Add vanilla, and mix well. Pour into the well greased pans.
5 Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) oven for 30 to 40 minutes. Let cake cool and frost with your choice of icings.