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Banana Almond Cake

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Ingredients
  Shortening/Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , unbeaten
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted cake flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mashed bananas 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For the icing
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Yellow sugar 6 Tablespoon
  Cream 2 Tablespoon
  Coconut 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
  Slivered almonds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), unblanched
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 350°.
2) Grease a 12" x 8 1/2" cake pan and dust it with flour.

MAKING
3) In a bowl, cream butter by gradually adding sugar.
4) Add eggs one by one and beat well, each time.
5) Drizzle vanilla and combine.
6) In a bowl, sift together dry ingredients.
7) Add the sifted dry ingredients alternately with mashed bananas, into the egg mixture by stirring just until smooth.
8) Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan.
9) Place in preheated oven to bake for 30-35 minutes.
10) Make icing by creaming the ingredients together until light and fluffy.
11) Remove cake from oven when skewer comes out clean and let it rest in the pan for 10 minutes.
12) Turn out and let cake cool slightly to warm.
13) Frost the cake with the icing and allow to cool.

SERVING
14) Cut into cubes and serve the cake warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Banana
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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