Chocolate Banana Cake
3 cups flour 2 cups sugar 1/4 tsp soda
1 cup buttermilk 1/2 stick butter 1 tbsp Crisco
Blend flour and soda. Melt butter and Crisco together. Combine
ingredients. Pour about 1/4 inch batter into 9" round cake pan.
Bake five layers.
1 lb powdered sugar 4 tbsp cocoa
1/4 stick butter brewed coffee as needed
Melt butter. Combine sugar, butter and cocoa. Add liquid coffee
until medium thick.
5 cake layers chocolate-coffee icing
5-8 bananas store-bought chocolate icing (or your own)
pecans and marischino cherries for decoration
Build five-layer cake: cake layer/top with coffee icing/top THAT
with solid layer of sliced bananas. On fifth layer, ice entire
outside of cake with chocolate icing. Decorate top edge with
alternate pecans and marischino cherries.