Banana Cake Recipes

Looking for a moist and spongy banana cake recipe? Or how about an easy banana icebox cake that’s stacked sky-high? We’ve got you covered with all of the best recipes and cooking tips from home cooks like you.

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Banana Split Cake Bars

Summer isn’t summer without a banana split or two, and these fun bars bring that same delicious flavor in potluck-perfect form. —Jasey McBurnett, Rock Springs, Wyoming

Bananas Foster Surprise Cupcakes

This recipe was inspired by the classic dessert, which I had for the first time at a restaurant with my...


Cream-Filled Banana Cupcakes

The creamy filling is a surprise in these yummy banana cupcakes. A sprinkling of confectioners' sugar is all you need...


Banana-Hazelnut Cake

Special occasions call for outstanding desserts that take a little more time to prepare. I often cake and freeze the...


Makeover Old-Fashioned Banana Cake

When Jacqueline Kudron of Dracut, Massachusetts asked the Light & Tasty team to revamp her banana cake, we couldn't wait...

Old-Fashioned Banana Cake

Banana cake is a typical standby for many home bakers, but Jacqueline Kudron jazzes up her version with crushed pineapple...


Strawberry-Banana Angel Torte

Readers of the "Cooking with Millie" newspaper food column I've written for many years share their best recipes, like this...

Mini Chocolate Cakes with Caramelized Bananas

This was one of my first times spreading my wings with a recipe and trying to go a bit fancy....


Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

As a mother of three sons, sweets are a staple in my kitchen! I buy ripe fruit on sale and...


Strawberry Banana Split Cake

This scrumptious is so easy to make but so impressive to serve. I've used the recipe for potlucks, showers and...


Banana Pecan Torte

The state tree of Texas is the pecan tree, so this recipe definitely represents my area. A friend shared the...

Banana Nut Fruitcake

Combining two popular baked goods - banana bread and fruitcake - yielded this treat. Even people who don't care for...


Grilled Cake and Fruit

Bring the convenience of outdoor cooking to dessert with toasted angel food cake "sandwiches" that hold melted chocolate and are...


Banana Pecan Cake

This banana cake, topped with pecans and coconut, combines just the right amount of fruit and crunch.


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Banana Split Icebox Cake

One day a friend showed me how to make a traditional icebox cake with just cream and graham crackers. I...


Banana Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

It's become an annual tradition that my sister and I get together to make these kid-friendly cupcakes with her son...

Banana Skillet Upside-Down Cake

My grandmother gave me my first cast iron skillet, and I've been cooking and baking with it ever since. Sometimes...


Banana Cupcakes

This recipe was given to me by my mother, and I've since handed it down to my daughters. The moist...


Banana Cake with Chocolate Frosting

I always requested banana cake with fudge frosting for my birthday. Mom’s recipe is attached to my fridge—and my heart....


Banana Coconut Cake

Meet the Cook: In our family, a meal isn't considered complete without a dessert - or, sometimes, two! This cake...


Hummingbird Cake

This impressive hummingbird cake is my dad’s favorite, so I always make it for his birthday. It makes a memorable...


Banana Nut Layer Cake

"This cake is the top choice of the 'birthday child' in our family!" says Patsy Howard of Bakersfield, California.


Hummingbird Cupcakes

Turn the traditional hummingbird cake—flavored with pineapple, bananas and walnuts—into a bite-sized treat with these moist cupcakes. —Jessie Oleson, Santa...


Bananas ‘n’ Cream Tube Pan Cake

This absolutely scrumptious banana Bundt cake needs no icing...just a dusting of confectioners' sugar. Even though the recipe has been...

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Banana Orange Bars

I have been making these treats for many years. I no longer remember where the recipe came from, but one...


Bananas & Cream Pound Cake

This banana pound cake got me a date with my future husband. At a church event, he loved it so...