Banana Loaf Cake

1-1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup Crisco
2 egg yolks (beaten)
1-1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon soda
4 tablespoons buttermilk
3 medium, very ripe bananas (mashed)
1 teaspoon imitation vanilla, butter and nut flavor
2 egg whites, beaten
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon margarine (softened)

Cream shortening and sugar. Add beaten egg yolks. Mix well. Add flour and buttermilk alternately; then add mashed bananas and nix well. Add vanilla flavor. Beat egg whites until stiff; fold in hatter. Pour batter in three one pound loaf pans. Sprinkle topping on unbaked dough. Bake at 350F about 30-35 minutes.

Combine all ingredients and mix with hands. Serve cold in one inch slices.

Serves 5 per loaf.

Return To:

Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana