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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Banana Cake

250g butter
250g sugar
2 cups flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
4 large eggs
1/3 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
3 large mashed bananas

Creamy Banana Frosting:
2 tablespoons solid vegetable shortening
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
3 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
1 large banana, mashed
3 tablespoons scalded cream (about)

Pre-heat the oven to 180 degree and grease the side and base of a 22cm diameter square cake pan. Line base of the pan with non-stick baking paper..

Cream butter & sugar until light and creamy.

Add eggs(one at a time) and beat until well combined.

Next stir in milk, mashed bananas & vanilla essence. Followed by the sifted flour & baking powder.

Mix well then pour into the baking tin or paper loaf tray and bake for 40-45 mins or until or until a skewer or knife inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.

Leave cake to cool on a wire rack.

To make frosting - Combine solid vegetable shortening, butter, salt and grated
lemon rind, and blend.

Add 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar gradually, creaming well. Add mashed banana and blend.

Add remaining confectioners' sugar, alternately with cream,beating until smooth and creamy and stiff enough to spread.

Spread cooled cake with frosting and sprinkle chopped nuts on top. Store cake in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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