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Banana Cake with Chocolate Marshmallow Frosting

Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

 

Sensational banana cake with nuts, then topped with a chocolate marshmallow frosting to die for. This cake is garnished with sliced almonds and strawberries for a dramatic presentation. It is lovely and elegant for company, holiday baking or special occasions.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Crisco shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups Gold Medal UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour (bleached flour toughens baked goods)
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup sour milk (buttermilk)
  • 3 large ripe bananas (mashed)
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 1/2 pounds powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3 tsp. vanilla
  • Milk to make a spreading consistency – I used about 18-20 tablespoonfuls (see directions below)
  • 3/4 cup Crisco shortening
  • 3/4 cup marshmallow crème
  • sliced almonds and strawberries for garnish

Directions

  1. Grease and flour 3 9”layer pans or 9x13” oblong pan. Cream together shortening, sugar, and eggs until fluffy. Add bananas, buttermilk,...
  2. Get the full instructions at Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen
Banana Cake with Chocolate Marshmallow Frosting

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Author:
Teresa
Cuisine:
American
Category:
Cakes and Cheesecakes
Recipe Yields:
16
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