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Sour Cream Banana Cake

Sour Cream Banana Cake

Margaret Wehling

This cake recipe came from Denmark with my Great Grandmother and Great Grandfather when they came over to the United States.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 188 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 8.1 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.7g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 76 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Cream brown sugar and 1 cup butter, add eggs 1 at a time; beat well. Add mashed bananas and flour and salt, baking soda along with 1 cup sour cream . Add vanilla and nuts last.
  2. Pour batter into 3 - 9 inch pans or a 13 x 9 inch pan. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven until cake tests done with a tooth pick, about 30 to 40 minutes for the 9 inch round cakes or about 40 to 50 minutes for the 13 x 9 inch cake..
  3. To make Frosting: Mix 1/2 cup of butter or margarine, 4 cups of confectioners' sugar and 1/4 cup sour cream (more if needed). Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and beat until fluffy.
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joy-of-jesus-smileymom
49
3/3/2008

This was REALLY raved over by the group(adults and kids) for which I made it. I have to say that I highly recommend the use of cream cheese frosting (1 1/2 blocks cream cheese, 10 tb. unsalted butter--both softened, and 24 oz. powdered sugar, splash of vanilla) AND plenty of chopped walnuts on the entire OUTSIDE of the 3-layer cake INSTEAD of in the batter! It looks and tastes amazing that way...judging by all the sneaky "nut snatchers" in the group =) I followed the recipe...except I used 1/2 white and 1/2 brown sugar for a lighter color and texture, and I doubled the salt. All my ingredients were at room temperature, and I creamed the sugars and butter until very light and fluffy (4-5 min?). The batter was light and the cake was not too heavy either. All said, we highly recommend this cake =)

RUBY2
39
4/4/2004

Very good! This is a big cake, I've made it 3 times and find it bakes very nicely in a 12 cup tube pan. I use 3 and a half cups of all-purpose flour in place of cake flour. It's even better if wrapped and refrigerated overnight before serving.

MTARARAT
28
2/2/2006

I took this to our weekly Bible Study - Everyone said they wanted it for their birthday cake when the time came. This is my new favorite cake. It is delicious, moist and perfect. Thank you, Margaret. Addition -I have now made this cake about 15 times. Some may find batter thick and "heavy" because they are not sifting the cake flour enough. I sift three times. Also - last time I ran out of brown sugar so used 1 cup brown and 1 cup white. The result was a completely different flavor, also fabulous. A light airy delicious cake. The riper the bananas, the more banana flavor. Again, Margaret, Thank you, thank you