Sunday, November 15, 2009

White Trash Cake

A fellow former flatlander (3 f club?), Martha Bartsch brought a wonderful cake to the 'fest. Martha is yet another talented artist we have the pleasure of knowing - and her cake rocks!

White Trash Cake (Hummingbird Cake) from West Virginia

350 degree oven- cook in angel food cake pan (hole in center) coat pan lightly with crisco and flour

3 cups all purpose flour

2 cups white sugar

1 tsp. sat

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. cinnamon

mix well with a spoon, add:

1 1/2 cup vegetable oil

3 unbeaten large eggs

1 1/2 tsp. vanilla

1 8 oz. can crushed pineapple, undrained

1 cup chopped bananas (3-4, ripe best)

mix well, then add and mix in:

1 cup large pieces walnuts, black walnuts if you can get them, pour into pan

Bake 1 hour or until done

whip, beat until light

1 8 oz. cream cheese

1 softened unsweetened butter

1 tsp. vanilla

1 box confectioner’s sugar

Spread over cake and enjoy. Un-iced cake can be made ahead and frozen. Thaw and frost.

Thank you Martha!

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