Banana Nut Spice Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 9-inch cake
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2 1/3 Cups All-Purpose Flour
1 2/3 Cups Sugar
1 1/4 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1 1/4 Teaspoons Baking Soda
1 Teaspoon Salt
1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 Teaspoon Cloves
1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg
2/3 Cup Shortening
1 1/4 Cups Mashed Ripe Bananas
2/3 Cup Buttermilk
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
2 large eggs
1/3 Cup Chopped Walnuts

Preparation / Directions:

Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg into bowl. Make a well and add shortening, banana, and 1/3 cup buttermilk. Attach bowl and flat beater. Turn to stir speed and mix 30 seconds. Stop and scrape bowl. Turn to speed 4 and beat 1 minute. Add remaining buttermilk, vanilla, and eggs. Turn to speed 2 and beat 30 seconds. Stop and scrape bowl. Turn to speed 4 and beat 1 minute. Reduce to stir speed and quickly add nuts, mixing just until blended. Pour batter into two greased and floured 9-inch cake pans. Bake at 350F for 35 to 40 minutes. Cool in pans 10 minutes, then remove and cool on wire racks. Frost with buttercream frosting.


Nutritional Information:

4033 Calories (kcal); 174g Total Fat; (38% calories from fat); 57g Protein; 574g Carbohydrate; 380mg Cholesterol; 4608mg Sodium

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