Banana Cake with Crunchy Topping Recipe

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Banana Cake with Crunchy Topping
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  1. Sift flour, baking powder, soda, salt and sugar in a mixing bowl.
  2. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Add in mashed bananas and sour milk.
  4. Mix by hand 300 strokes or in a mixer at low speed for 2 minutes.
  5. Add eggs and vanilla.
  6. Beat for 1 minute on low speed or by hand 150 strokes.
  7. Spread into an 8x10 inch pan or 9x9 inch pan that is greased only on the bottom Bake at 375 degrees for 35-42 minutes.
  8. While the cake is cooking prepare crunchy topping.
  9. Cream butter and sugar.
  10. Add coconut and nuts.
  11. Remove cake from oven and turn dial to broil.
  12. Spread crunchy topping (I usually make 1 and a half times the topping recipe) over hot cake and broil until sugar is bubbly and topping is browned (Approximatley 3 minutes).
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 806.84 Kcal (3378 kJ)
Calories from fat 459.14 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 51.02g 78%
Cholesterol 57.71mg 19%
Sodium 645.99mg 27%
Potassium 437.16mg 9%
Total Carbs 88.53g 30%
Sugars 79.45g 318%
Dietary Fiber 1.96g 8%
Protein 3.89g 8%
Vitamin C 4.7mg 8%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 1.2mg 6%
Calcium 96.2mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 393.69 Kcal (1648 kJ)
Calories from fat 224.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.89g 78%
Cholesterol 28.16mg 19%
Sodium 315.2mg 27%
Potassium 213.31mg 9%
Total Carbs 43.2g 30%
Sugars 38.76g 318%
Dietary Fiber 0.96g 8%
Protein 1.9g 8%
Vitamin C 2.3mg 8%
Iron 0.6mg 6%
Calcium 46.9mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 20
  • 23

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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