Jamaican pound cake with bananas & almonds (1972)

Homemade Banana almond loaf cake

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Here’s a retro 1970s recipe from Dole for a delicious Jamaican pound cake! It’s made extra delicious with bananas, almonds and rum — and made easy with boxed pound cake mix.

There is a world of ways to go Dole bananas: Jamaican pound cake (1972)

Every time we develop new recipes using our delicious Dole banana, they seem to be the best yet.

And that’s what we think Patricia Collier, a home economist here, has come up with this time: Jamaican Pound Cake recipe.

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Homemade Banana almond loaf cake

Jamaican pound cake

Yield: 10 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Here's a retro 1970s recipe from Dole for a delicious Jamaican Pound Cake. It's made extra delicious with bananas, almonds and rum — and made easy with boxed pound cake mix.

Ingredients

  • 1 large ripe Dole banana
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup dark Jamaica rum
  • 17 ounces pound cake mix
  • 1/2 cup dairy sour cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons sliced almonds (for pan)

Instructions

  1. Mash banana to make 1/2 cup.
  2. Blend with eggs and rum.
  3. Beat into pound cake mix until smooth.
  4. Beat in sour cream and nutmeg.
  5. Butter a 9- by 5- by 3-inch loaf cake pan; sprinkle with almonds.
  6. Pour cake batter into pan.
  7. Bake in a preheated 325 F oven for 70 to 75 minutes until done.
  8. Place on wire rack to cool 10 minutes before removing from pan.
  9. Cool thoroughly before cutting.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 241Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 76mgSodium: 200mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 1gSugar: 18gProtein: 5g

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