Friday, March 26, 2010

Banana Strawberry Cake

Tea Time 
Banana Strawberry Cake
1/2 cup shortening

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1  tsp. vanilla
1 - 1/3 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
1 ripe banana, mashed
sprinkling of sliced nuts (your choice ~ I used hazelnuts)
Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs ~ beat until fluffy. Add vanilla. Slowly add flour and baking powder to creamed mixture. Fold in mashed bananas and sliced strawberries into batter. Pour into 9 inch round pan that has been greased and floured.  Sprinkle top of cake with nuts of your choice. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour ~ should be nicely browned. Use toothpick test to make sure cake is cooked through.  Enjoy with your favourite cup of tea!


Cottage Cozy said...

Oh my goodness Dawn...your cake looks just scrumptious. Have a lovely weekend!

Stay Cozy, Carrie

P.S. I added my name to your "follower" list tonight :)

Dawn said...

Thanks for stopping by Carrie and becoming a follower. That sounds weird doesn't it? :)
Cheers ~

P.S. Give the recipe a try ~ the cake will disappear pretty quick once people start eating it!