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Banana Prune Cake

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Ingredients
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Sifted cake flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Mashed ripe banana 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fully Ripe, 2 To 3 Bananas)
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Pitted chopped cooked prunes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped california walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Stir shortening just to soften.
Sift in dry ingredients.
Add bananas and half the milk; mix till all flour is dampened.
Then beat vigorously 2 minutes.
Add eggs and remaining milk; beat 2 minutes longer.
Fold in prunes and nuts.
Pour into paper-lined 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan.
Bake in moderate oven (350°) 40 to 45 minutes.
Let stand about 10 minutes and turn out of pan.
When cool, frost top and sides with Brown-sugar Frosting; trim with California walnut halves.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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