Banana Cupcakes

Banana Cupcakes

Course: Cakes & Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Shortening
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 1/4 Cups Cake Flour
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Cup Mashed Ripe Banana
  • 1/4 Cup Buttermilk

Instructions

  • Cream shortening, sugar and vanilla. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Sift dry ingredients; add alternately with banana and buttermilk.
  • Fill paper- lined cupcake pans 1/2 full. Bake in moderate oven (375 degrees) for about 20 minutes. Make 20 cupcakes. Frost with Butter Cream.
  • Butter Cream: Cream 1/4 Cup Butter and 2 Cups Sifted Confectioner’s Sugar. Add 1 Teaspoon Vanilla and 2 Tablespoons Cream. Beat.

1953 Recipe – Jean Hansen – From Better Homes and Gardens