Banana Chiffon Cake
"A Taste of Homecoming" by
All purpose flour
Mashed ripe bananas
Sliced bananas, for garnish
Grease two 8-in round pans well and dust with flour. Beat egg whites
until frothy. Gradually beat in 1/3 c of sugar. Continue beating
until very stiff and glossy. Sift remaining sugar, flour, baking
powder, soda and salt into another bowl. Add oil, mased bananas, half
of buttermilk and vanilla extract. Beat 1 minute at medium speed on
mixer. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl constantly. Add remaining
buttermilk and egg yolks. Beat 1 more minute. Fold in beaten egg
whites. Fold nuts in gently. Pour into prepared pans. Bake in a 350
degree oven for 30-35 minutes. Cool. Frost with whipped cream.
Decorate with sliced bananas.
Published: National Enquirer 4/7/92