Fleur says this is a cake for those who don’t even like bananas. Double the recipe – it’s a crowd pleaser!
- 1 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup butter (1/4 pound, or one stick)
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 8 tablespoons sour cream
- 2 cups mashed banana (mash lumpy)
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon rum (optional, but Fleur always makes it with rum!)
- 1 cup of dried cherries golden raisins and strawberries (optional, but Fleur always includes these!)
Pre-heat oven to 375°F.
Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs; beat lightly.
Dissolve soda and cream in a small bowl and add to the butter mixture. Beat well. Add bananas, flour, salt and vanilla. Mix well.
Pour into buttered oblong pan. Bake in 375°F oven until tester comes out almost dry.