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Banana Cake

A heavenly cake that will use up those ripe bananas.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana cake
Servings: 18

Ingredients

Cake

  • 2 1/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar
  • 3-4 small/medium ripe/overripe bananas about 1 1/4 cups
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Frosting

  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons milk

Instructions

Cake

  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Spray 9x13 pan with nonstick spray or grease with butter and flour.
  • Beat all ingredients in a large bowl on low speed, scraping sides constantly for 30 seconds.
  • Beat on high speed for 3 minutes, occasionally scraping sides.
  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Cool completely.

Frosting

  • Mix powdered sugar and butter with a mixer.
  • Stir in vanilla and milk.
  • Beat until a smooth spreading consistency.

Notes

Recipe adapted from Betty Crocker's Cookbook.