Posted by AnonymousThis cake recipe came from Denmark with my Great Grandmother and Great Grandfather when they came over to the United States.
Sour Cream Banana Cake
- 2 cups packed brown sugar 1 cup sour cream 1 cup butter 1 teaspoon baking soda 4 eggs 1/8 teaspoon salt 4 bananas 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 4 cups sifted cake flour 1 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup butter 4 cups confectioners' sugar 1/4 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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.