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Enjoy a slice of Banana Cake! Adding mashed or pureed ripe bananas to cake batter makes a sweet and smooth dessert. Try it with a Bourbon or rum flavored icing. Monkey around with our Banana Cake recipes until you find your favorite!

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By carvalhohm

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (23 Votes)
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Servings 12
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 110

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup mashed very ripe bananas, about 2 medium bananas
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup toffee bits

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Top rated Banana Cake recipes

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The flavor reminds me of banana cream pie

  • CHEESECAKE FILLING:
  • 11 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • BANANA CAKE:
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup + 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup mashed banana (around 1 large banana)
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar (for sprinkling over cake)
4.3/5 (80 Votes)

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Fluffy cream cheese frosting totally takes this moist banana cake over the top! Buttermilk gives that bit of acidit...

  • FLUFFY CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed bananas, from about 4 medium bananas
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light-brown sugar, packed
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 14 ounces cream cheese, softened slightly
  • 1/3 cup salted butter, softened
  • 1 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4.5/5 (35 Votes)

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This delicious banana cake is a perfect way to use up ripe bananas

  • CAKE:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 large egg white, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 large ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • FROSTING:
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons toasted nuts, chopped (optional)
4.6/5 (28 Votes)

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These light, fluffy banana sponge cakes are a delicious and naturally sweet dessert

  • CAKE:
  • 1 stick butter, softened (1/2 cup)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 medium banana
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • VANILLA GLAZE:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • Pinch of Kosher salt
4.5/5 (24 Votes)

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Not a fan of banana pudding? Feel free to use a different pudding flavor or fruit combination to switch things up!

  • 1 box yellow cake mix (& ingredients to make cake)
  • 2 boxes (small) instant banana pudding
  • 4 cups milk
  • 8 ounces whipped topping
  • 20 vanilla wafers, crushed
  • Sliced bananas - use your own judgment
4.5/5 (45 Votes)

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Delicious, moist banana cake layered with vanilla caramel sauce, and topped with Cool Whip and crunchy, chocolatey ...

  • 25 KRAFT Caramels
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 package JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
  • 1 tub Cool Whip Whipped Topping
  • 1 package frozen pound cake
  • 2 bananas
  • 2 tablespoons toffee bits
4.4/5 (26 Votes)

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This recipe is super easy! Use yellow cake mix for convenience, add in some toffee bits for sweetness and crunch, a...

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup mashed very ripe bananas, about 2 medium bananas
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup toffee bits
4.7/5 (3 Votes)

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This classic Southern cake reminds me of a hybrid cross of carrot cake, meets banana cake (well, minus the carrots)

  • CAKE:
  • 2 (8-ounce) cans crushed pineapple in juice
  • 3 cups (15-ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups (14-ounces) granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 very ripe large bananas, peeled and mashed (2-cups)
  • 1 1/2 cups pecans, toasted and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • FROSTING:
  • 20 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened (I used two sticks)
  • 5 cups (20-ounces) confectioners' sugar (I used 4 cups)
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 20 ounces cream cheese, chilled and cut into 20 equal pieces (I used 2-packages)
  • 1/2 cup pecans, toasted and chopped
4.4/5 (15 Votes)

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