Preheat your oven to 325 degrees. Do not follow
package directions. Combine mix, bananas and
eggs, and beat for 3 minutes. Fold in nuts if
Cook in a 9-inch loaf pan (greased and floured)
for 1 1/4 hours, or until cake is golden brown
and springs back lightly when touched on top.
Cool for 30 minutes on a wire rack (cover with
As with any cake, you can slice it and top it with
chocolate, whip cream, powdered sugar, strawberries,
ice cream, etc. for a special desert. Our favorite way
is to use it for strawberry shortcake.