Aunt Helen's Banana Cake

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Difficulty: Medium - experience needed


1/2 c shortning
1 1/2 c white sugar
2 eggs well beaten
2 c all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 c buttermilk
1 c mashed bananas
1 tsp vanilla

2 bananas mashed
1 c powder sugar
1 c brown sugar


Mix all cake ingredients together in the order listed. Bake at 375 F.

Mix together filling ingredients and cook until thick (about 10 minutes). Cool and spread between the two cake layers as well as on top of the cake. Serve with whipped cream.


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