This not-too-sweet cake is a refreshing change for banana lovers!
2 1/2 c. sifted cake flour
1 2/3 . sugar
1 1/4 t. each baking powder and baking soda (5/8 t. at high altitude)
1 t. salt
2/3 c. buttermilk
2/3 c. shortening
1 1/4 c. very ripe bananas (~3)
2 large eggs
Sift dry ingredients together. Add buttermilk, shortening, and bananas and beat for 2 minutes.
Add eggs and beat another 2 minutes. Pour batter into two prepared cake pans.
Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes. (375 degrees for high altitude)
Cool 10 minutes and remove from pans.
Top each layer with sweetened whipped cream and sliced bananas.