How to make it

  • Cake
  • Cream together sugar, shortening and eggs.
  • Stir salt, soda, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon and flour together in a separate bowl.
  • Add beer, bananas, dates, nuts and vanilla to creamed mixture.
  • Add dry ingredients last and mix well.
  • Pour batter into a greased and floured cake pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes.
  • Test to be sure it's done.
  • Depending on the type of beer you use, it may need to bake up to 1 hour.
  • Icing
  • Mix all ingredients together for the icing.
  • Spread over the cake after it has cooled.

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  • danadooley 11 years ago
    I like your granny already lol I love banana bread, I love banana cake, I love beer and I think I'm gonna love this. Great post. Thanks :)
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  • jett2whit 11 years ago
    Golly! Granny sure knows what sounds good!! Jett
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  • kismet 11 years ago
    Like cooking with beer,the,yeast hops flavor is wonderful. Thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    notyourmomma ate it and said...
    Oh, heck yeah! None of my grannies would try this, but my mom certainly would have.....I can see the leavening from the beer and banana making an awesome cake. This is rockin'. Love the spice combo and the date addition. Rates the high five from me. Toodles.
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    " It was excellent "
    hayleesgrandma ate it and said...
    Oh my gosh, bookmarking this one.
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