Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Songbird Cake -- recipe

Alex Masters has given up prostitution, lives on the "right" side of town, 
has a respectable job and is about to launch a singing career on the side. 
While making a deposit for her employer at Bay City Central, 
 her past catches up with her in the time it takes 
a bank robber's bullet to pierce her arm.

 Songbird Cake Recipe


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 
  • 3 large eggs, beaten $
  • 1 cup vegetable oil $
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 cup chopped pecans 
  • 2 cups chopped bananas
  • Cream Cheese Frosting 
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans 


  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; add eggs and oil, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. (Do not beat.) Stir in vanilla, pineapple, 1 cup pecans, and bananas.
  2. Pour batter into three greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans. Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes; remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.
  3. Spread Cream Cheese Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake; sprinkle 1/2 cup chopped pecans on top. Store in refrigerator.

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