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Banana Nut Coconut Cake

Banana Nut Coconut Cake

Ingredients

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  • Banana Nut Coconut Cake:

  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/4 cup buttermilk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • 1 cup shredded coconut

  • Banana Nut Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened

  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar

  • 1 ripe banana, mashed

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • 1 cup shredded coconut

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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  • PREP

    25 mins

  • COOK

    50 mins

  • READY IN

    2 hrs 45 mins

Banana Nut Coconut Cake

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans or one 9×13-inch pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together white sugar and 1/2 cup butter. Mix in eggs and 3 mashed bananas.
  3. Sift together flour and baking soda in a separate bowl. Add to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, mixing well after each addition. Blend in 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Fold in 1 cup of pecans and 1 cup coconut. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Cool completely on wire racks.
  5. To Make Frosting: Cream together 1/2 cup butter and confectioners’ sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in 1 medium mashed banana, 1 cup pecans, 1 cup coconut and 1 teaspoon vanilla.

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 708 kcal
  • 35%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 99.3 g
  • 32%
  • Cholesterol
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 34.3 g
  • 53%
  • Fiber
  • 4.7 g
  • 19%
  • Protein
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 267 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe by ETHELMERTZ

“The melding of banana, coconut and pecans give this cake a unique flavor. Best if made a day before serving.”

Categories:   Coconut Cake

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