Banana Cake Recipes

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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...


Banana Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting

Using extra-ripe bananas in this recipe ensures the cupcakes will be sweet and moist. The ganache frosting is made even...


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 Pecan Cake with Coconut Frosting

One of my brothers always requested this banana cake for his birthday. When my mom entered the cake recipe to...

Banana-Hazelnut Cake

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


Banana Nut Cupcakes

These moist cupcakes from Vicki Abrahamson taste like little loaves of banana bread. "I keep ripe bananas in the freezer,...

Peanut Butter Banana Cake

I've had this well-worm recipe for as long as I've been married. I often make it for potluck functions. The...


Delightful Banana Cake

Nuts and chocolate chips add fun flavor in this cake that feeds a crowd. And there's so much delicious browned...


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...

Banana-Nut Bundt Cake

June Yeates shares this eye-appealing cake that has a temptingly tropical twist in every slice. "If you like, sprinkle confectioners'...


Chocolate Banana Cream Cake

My inspiration for this cake came from my desire to create a dessert combining my father’s love for cake, my...


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...


Upside Down Banana Cake

Because this starts with a cake mix, this is a fast and easy dessert to make. Plus, it uses up...


Cocoa Banana Cupcakes

Rochelle Brownlee of Big Timber, Montana shares the recipe for these moist cupcakes with milk banana flavor. The cocoa powder...

Banana Pecan Torte

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


Banana Walnut Cake

I like to serve this cake for family birthdays. It's everyone's favorite, and you can freeze it ahead...it's tastier with...


Banana Pecan Cake

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


Frosted Banana Cupcakes

Go bananas with baking…especially when you have a bunch to use up. Ripe bananas are the secret to these down-home...


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Potluck Banana Cake

I found this recipe more than five years ago and have been making it for family gatherings ever since. The...


Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

Every time they visit, my children and grandkids request this fantastic frozen dessert. It takes time to assemble, but it's...


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 Nut Cake

I'm a pastor's wife, and it's so good to have something to serve when friends drop in unexpectedly. Because this...

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Marshmallow-Filled Banana Cupcakes

A friend gave me this recipe when I first moved into my neighborhood 40 years ago. It might seem more...


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....


Hummingbird Cake

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


Banana-Pecan Sheet Cake

A dear friend of mine gave me this recipe, and I make it often, especially for potlucks. Sometimes I make...


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...