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Banana Nut Cake with Double Cream Frosting

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Prep Time:
30 min

Cook Time:
25 Min

Servings:
1 Servings

Difficulty:
Moderate

Prep Time:
30 min

Cook Time:
25 Min

Servings:
1 Servings

Difficulty:
Moderate

INGREDIENTS

CAKE

  • 1 pkg. yellow cake mix
  • 1 1/2 tsps. Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. Spice Islands® Ground Nutmeg
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 C. water
  • 1/2 C. Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 C. finely chopped pecans

DOUBLE CREAM FROSTING

  • 3/4 C. heavy cream
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
  • 1/2 C. Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 C. powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. banana extract

DIRECTIONS

  1. HEAT oven to 350°F. Spray two 9-inch round cake pans with flour no-stick cooking spray.
  2. COMBINE cake mix with remaining cake ingredients in bowl of electric mixer; blend on low speed 1 minute; scrape sides of the bowl. Increase speed to medium; beat 2 minutes, scraping sides down as needed. Divide between prepared pans.
  3. BAKE 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire racks 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely.
  4. WHIP cream until peaks form; set aside. Place cream cheese and shortening in bowl of electric mixer; blend on low speed until combined.
  5. ADD powdered sugar, 1/4 C. at a time; blend on low speed until well incorporated, about 1 minute. Add banana extract, if desired; blend on medium speed until fluffy, about 1 minute more. Gently fold in whipped cream. Use immediately to frost cake.
  6. PLACE 1 cake layer, top side down, on serving plate. Spread with frosting. Top with second layer, top side up. Frost sides and top of cake with remaining frosting.

Nutrition

Serving size
(1 slice, 1/12 of cake)

  • Calories 590
  • Calories from Fat330g
  • Total Fat 38g
  • Saturated Fat 12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 95mg
  • Sodium 380mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 61g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 23g
  • Protein 5g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet