Banana Marshmallow Cake

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,267
Yield: 18 pieces
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2 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup butter-flavored shortening
4 egg whites
3 cups all-purpose flour
11/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups mashed bananas
6 tablespoons buttermilk or sour milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup chopped nuts (optional)
3/4 cup raisins (optional)
16 marshmallows


Cream sugar and shortening together in a large bowl. Add rest of ingredients except marshmallows, and mix thoroughly. Place marshmallows in a greased and floured 9x13-inch pan in rows 2 inches apart. Pour batter over the marshmallows. Smack pan smartly on counter until tops of marshmallows show through batter. Bake at 350° for 40–50 minutes till top is browned.

During baking, marshmallows melt interestingly over the top of the cake!

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,267
Calories from Fat: 448

This Banana Marshmallow Cake recipe is from the Recipe Hall of Fame Guilty Pleasures Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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