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Coffeecake, African Banana Peanut (D/P, TNT)
Source: Unknown
Serves: 8

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons of baking powder
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
2/3 cup of butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cups of sugar
2 eggs
4 large bananas, very ripe, peeled and mashed, about 2 cups
1 cup of salted peanuts, coarsely chopped, divided

Combine flour, baking powder, 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; stir in 1/2 cup chopped peanuts.

Scrape butter into well-greased 9"x5" loaf pan; sprinkle top evenly with remaining chopped peanuts. Bake in 350°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.

Posted by Helen Berger

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A