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Banana And Walnut Cake

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This banana walnut cake is a delightful nutty and tangy flavored cake prepared with mashed bananas, walnuts and orange and lemon zest. Prepared with a cake batter of flour, eggs, sugar, butter and lard, the banana walnut cake is baked in the oven and served on cooling.
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Ounce
  Lard 1 1⁄2 Ounce
  Caster sugar 4 Ounce
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Flour 8 Ounce
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Bananas 4 Medium
  Shelled walnuts 2 Ounce, chopped coarsely
  Orange 1 , zest grated

Heat the oven to 350°F (Gas Mark 4, 180°C).
Cream the fats with the sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
Beat in the egg and grated zest of orange and lemon.
Sift the flour and baking powder together and add to the creamed mixture.
Place the bananas in a small bowl and mash with a fork.
Then add to the cake mixture together with the chopped walnuts.
Turn the cake mixture into a buttered 9x5 inch loaf tin and level off the top with the back of a spoon.
Bake for 50 minutes or until a skewer inserted through the thickest part of the cake comes out clean.
Turn out onto a cake rack and allow to cool.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2852 Calories from Fat 1073

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 123 g189%

Saturated Fat 44.4 g221.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 343.3 mg114.4%

Sodium 873.6 mg36.4%

Total Carbohydrates 407 g135.6%

Dietary Fiber 24.2 g96.6%

Sugars 179.4 g

Protein 44 g88.4%

Vitamin A 38.6% Vitamin C 178.5%

Calcium 95.1% Iron 85.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Banana And Walnut Cake Recipe