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Banana Cake with Milky Way Icing


Banana Cake

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sour milk
  • 1 cup mashed bananas (3 or 4)

Milky Way Icing

  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 7 tablespoons milk
  • 1 large Milky Way candy bar, cut up
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Banana Cake: Cream together sugar and shortening. Add eggs. Beat well. To flour add dry ingredients, mashed bananas and sour milk. Mix well. Pour into a greased and floured 13 x 9-inch cake pan.
  2. Bake at 375 degrees F for about 25 to 30 minutes.
  3. Milky Way Icing: Mix brown sugar and flour well in a saucepan. Add milk and boil 1 minute. Pour over cut-up Milky Way bar and beat until smooth. Add vanilla extract.

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