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African Banana Peanut Cake

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  • 2 c All-purpose flour
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Baking soda
  • 2/3 c Butter or margarine; softened
  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 lg Bananas (very ripe); peeled and mashed
  • 1 c Salted peanuts(divided); coarsely chopped


Combine flour, baking poder, salt and baking soda. Cream softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy; beat in eggs. Add dry ingredients alternately with mashed bananas just until combined; sir in 1/2 cup chopped peanuts. Scrape batter into well-greased 9&quot; x 5&quot; loaf pan; sprinkle top evenly with remaining chopped peanuts. Bake in 350-degree F. oven 60 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes; turn out of pan and cool completely. Wrap in plastic wrap or foil. Cake is best if served next day. YIELD: 4 cups or 6 to 8 servings. busted by sooz Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 250 by James and Susan Kirkland <> on Nov 12, 1997