Monday, March 6, 2023

Banana Cake with Milky Way Frosting (1980)

  • 6 large bananas, mashed
  • 2 tspns baking soda
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 3 eggs, unbeaten
  • 1 tspn vanilla
  • 3 cups sifted flour
  • 1/2 tspn salt
  • Milky Way Frosting (see below)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mash bananas, add baking soda and vanilla, and set aside. Cream butter and sugar, adding eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.

Stir in banana mixture alternately with flour and salt. Bake for 40 minutes in a tube pan, or 3 or 4 layers in 9-inch cake pans. When cake has cooled, ice with the following frosting:

Milky Way Frosting
  • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar
  • 2 tbspns flour
  • 7 tbspns milk
  • 1 tbspn butter
  • 3 Milky Way candy bars
Slice the Milky Ways into small pieces. Bring the sugar, flour, milk, and butter to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes. Add Milky Way pieces, and beat until ready to spread. 

More "Lost" Cake Recipes
Louisiana Praline Cake (1959)
Marshmallow Cream Cake (1978)

(Origin - "Miss Daisy Entertains" by Daisy King, owner of Miss Daisy's Tearoom in Nashville, Tennessee, 1980.) 

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