1/3 C. shortening
1/3 C. sugar
1/2 C. brown sugar
2 eggs, well beaten
1 t. vanilla
1 1/2 C. flour
1 t. baking powder
1/4 t. salt
1 t. baking soda
4 T. sour milk
1 C. mashed banana

Cream shortening and gradually add sugars until well blended. Add well beaten eggs and vanilla. Sift dry ingredients together, except baking soda. Dissolve the baking soda into the sour milk. Add to the cream mixture and also add the bananas. Slowly add flour to the mixture. Spoon into 2– 8 inch greased layered pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Let sit for 5-10 minutes on a cake rack before removing. Top with your favorite frosting.

From the kitchen of Ella Meyer