The Vintage Recipe Project: Banana Cake
This old-fashioned vintage banana cake recipe is light and fluffy just like when Grandma made it. This vintage cake recipe is from the 1940's and found in a cookbook from Dover Ohio
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Prepare two 9 inch cake pans by greasing them with solid shortening and flouring them.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix flour with all of the dry ingredients and whisk to incorporate.
Mash 3 bananas in a medium sized bowl.
Cream the butter and sugar.
Add eggs to the butter and sugar one at a time and beat until fluffy.
Add buttermilk and vanilla to the bananas and mix well.
Fold banana mixture into the sugar, butter and eggs and mix well.
Slowly fold flour mixture into the other ingredients. Fold until all ingredients are moist.
Pour batter into the prepared cake pans.
Bake for 30 minutes or until the center spring back.
Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 485mg | Potassium: 261mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 493IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 2mg
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