This is a cake perfect for parties and for impressing your friends, also for gift giving, can be filled with nuts from the sides and maraschino cherries on top!
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cook: 1 hr
Additional: 1 hr
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups white sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 ½ cups canola oil
- 3 eggs
- 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
- 2 cups mashed bananas
- 1 cup chopped black walnuts
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 pound butter, softened
- 1 pound confectioners’ sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9-inch cake pans.
Sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the oil, eggs, pineapple, bananas and nuts. Add flour mixture, and mix together by hand.
Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake in a preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of each pan comes out clean, about 1 hour. Remove from the oven and let it cool on racks.
Prepare the frosting by blending together the cream cheese, butter, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Evenly spread frosting on the middle, sides and top of the cake.