The Let's Get Cooking contest is fun, and you'll win two tickets to the NYS Fair for free.

Are you stuck at home looking for something fun to do with the kids? Well, get cooking. Not only will you have a delicious homemade dessert,  but you'll also get two tickets to the NYS Fair August 21 - September 7, 2020.

Colleen Prashaw Via NYS Fair
Colleen Prashaw Via NYS Fair

Make this prize-winning recipe from a 2006 culinary competition at the NYS Fair. When you submit your photo, you'll receive two tickets to The 2020 NYS Fair.

Banana Cake
By Lisa Meaney • Warners, New York
2006 New York State Fair Culinary Grand Competition - Third Place
2 cups sugar
1 cup butter
4 eggs
4 cups flour
¼ tsp. salt
4 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. baking soda
2 Tbs. water
2 cups buttermilk
4 mashed bananas
1 cup finely chopped walnuts
2 Tbs. vanilla

Cream butter, sugar and eggs in a large bowl.
Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together, then gradually add to the sugar mixture and stir.
Mix baking soda and water together, add to the batter along with the buttermilk, bananas, nuts, and vanilla.
Pour into four 9" round cake pans that have been buttered and floured.
Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until cake tester indicates the cake is done in the center. Let cool.

When cake has cooled, top with whipped cream or your favorite homemade or store-bought frosting.

Once you've completed the recipe and uploaded your picture, you'll receive two tickets to The 2020 NYSFair! (1 submission per household please) .
Promotion valid until 04/30/2020. Good Luck!

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