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!

2 comments:

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 ~
Dawn

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