Delicious Banana Layer Cake

Oxmoor House
one 2-layer cake


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1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs, separated
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon buttermilk
2 cups all-purpose flour
3 large ripe bananas, mashed
1 cup chopped pecans


Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Dissolve soda in buttermilk; add to creamed mixture alternately with flour, beginning and ending with flour. Stir in mashed bananas and pecans.

Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until stiff peaks form: fold into batter.

Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 8-inch round cake pans. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pans 10 minutes; remove layers from pans, and let cool completely.

Spread Caramel Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cooled cake.

Created date

February 2010