Cleo Hunter’s Banana Nut Cake

3 cups plain flour (cake flour may be used)

2 tsp. baking soda

1/4 tsp. salt

1 1/2 tsp. ground cloves

2 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

2 cups sugar

1 1/2 cups oil

1/4 cup butter

4 eggs

6 very ripe bananas mashed

1 bottle of cherries, drained

1 1/2 cup raisins

1 1/2 cup pecans chopped


Preheat oven to 275.  Grease and flour bundt or tube pan.  Cut circle of brown paper bag to fit loosely on top.

Sift dry ingredients together except for sugar. Cream butter, eggs, and oil with sugar.  Mix dry ingredients gradually with creamed mixture and bananas. Add raisins and pecans and pour into pan. Then push cherries evenly into mixture. Place cut paper over top and bake for 2-2 1/2 hrs.

Cool in pan before removing.

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